[nok-awf, -of] /ˈnɒkˌɔf, -ˌɒf/

an act or instance of knocking off.
an unlicensed copy of something, especially fashion clothing, intended to be sold at a lower price than the original.

“cheap imitation,” 1966, from the verbal phrase knock off “do hastily;” in reference to the casual way the things are made.


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[baseball sense perhaps ultimately fr kitchen, ”stomach,” found by 1594]


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