knacker definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly British someone who buys worn-out or old livestock and slaughters all of them to offer the animal meat or hides.
    • Chiefly British A person who buys discarded frameworks and dismantles them to offer materials.
    • One who makes knickknacks, toys, etc.
    • One of two or more items of bone tissue or lumber held loosely involving the hands, and hit collectively by moving the hand; a clapper.
    • A harness maker.
    • One who slaughters and (especially) renders worn-out livestock (especially horses) and sells their flesh, bones and hides.
    • one that dismantles old boats, houses etc., and offers their particular components.
    • an associate of Travelling Community; a Gypsy.
    • you of reduced personal course; a chav, skanger or scobe.
    • person who makes knickknacks, toys, etc.
    • One of two or even more pieces of bone tissue or lumber held loosely involving the hands, and struck together by moving the hand; -- labeled as also clapper.
    • a harness maker.
    • One who slaughters worn-out ponies and sells their particular skin for dog's meat.
    • what knacks or knocks; into the plural, two bits of wood or bone tissue used as a plaything by boys, which hit all of them together by going the hand; castanets; bones.
    • A maker of knacks, toys, or small work.
    • A collar- and harness-maker, used mainly by farmers.
    • Acolliers' horse.
    • One whoever profession may be the slaughtering of diseased or ineffective ponies; in addition, person who deals this kind of horses, whether for use or slaughter.
    • a person whom dismantles and sells materials of old homes, vessels, etc.
    • someone who buys up old ponies for slaughter
    • a person who buys old structures or boats and breaks them up to recuperate materials inside
  • verb:
    • To tire down, become exhausted.

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