knock off


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Knock \Knock\, n.
   1. A blow; a stroke with something hard or heavy; a jar.
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   2. A stroke, as on a door for admittance; a rap. " A knock at
      the door." --Longfellow.
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            A loud cry or some great knock.       --Holland.
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   Knock off, See knock off in the vocabulary.
      [PJC]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

knock off \knock off\, n.
   a device in a knitting machine to remove loops from the
   needles.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

knock off \knock off\, v. i. & t.
   1. to quit (working).
      [PJC]

   2. to accomplish; -- frequently used when the task is
      accomplished rapidly.
      [PJC]

   3. to kill; to defeat (opponents). [Colloq.]
      [PJC]

   4. to discount, to deduct (a sum from a price).
      [PJC]

   5. to rob.

   Syn: knock over.
        [PJC]

   6. to make a knockoff of; to copy or imitate, usually without
      permission or admission of copying. --[MW10]
      [PJC]
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