door knocker

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  • Door knocker — in Florence, Italy. A door knocker is an item of door furniture that allows people outside a house to alert those inside to their presence. A door knocker has a part fixed to the door, and a part (usually metal) which is attached to the door by a …   Wikipedia

  • Knocker — and knockers may refer to:* Door knocker * Knocker (folklore) * Knocker (radio series) * Female breasts …   Wikipedia

  • Door furniture — (British and Australian English) or Door hardware (North American English) refers to any of the items that are attached to a door or a drawer to enhance its functionality or appearance. Decorative door in Florence, Italy. Design of door furniture …   Wikipedia

  • knocker —    the penis    From the shape of a door knocker and punning on its sexual function:     Susie was a perfect fool for any chap with a big knocker. (Fraser, 1982) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • knocker — knock·er || nÉ‘kÉ™(r) / nÉ’k n. door knocker; one who knocks; faultfinder, critic; (Slang) woman s breast (vulgar) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • knocker — ► NOUN 1) an object hinged to a door and rapped by visitors to attract attention. 2) informal a person who buys or sells from door to door. 3) informal a person who continually finds fault. 4) (knockers) informal a woman s breasts. ● on the… …   English terms dictionary

  • knocker — knock er, n. 1. One who, or that which, knocks; specifically, an instrument, or kind of hammer, fastened to a door, to be used in seeking for admittance. [1913 Webster] Shut, shut the door, good John ! fatigued, I said; Tie up the knocker; say I… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • knocker — (n.) late 14c., agent noun from KNOCK (Cf. knock). Sense of door banger is by 1590s. Knockers a woman s breasts is slang attested from 1941 …   Etymology dictionary

  • knocker — [näk′ər] n. 1. a person or thing that knocks; specif., a) a small metal ring, hammer, etc. attached by a hinge to a door, for use in knocking for admittance ☆ b) Informal a faultfinder 2. Slang a breast usually used in pl.: a somewhat vulgar term …   English World dictionary

  • Knocker (radio series) — Infobox Radio Show show name = Knocker imagesize = caption = other names = format = Sitcom runtime = 15 minutes country = United Kingdom language = English home station = BBC 7 syndicates = television = starring = Neil Edmond Paula Wilcox creator …   Wikipedia

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