stop knob

noun

: one of the handles by which an organist draws or shuts off a particular stop

Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stop knob was in 1887

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Cite this Entry

“Stop knob.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stop%20knob. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

stop knob

noun
: one of the handles by which an organist draws or shuts off a particular stop
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