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5 definitions found
 for clapper
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knacker \Knack"er\, n.
     1. One who makes knickknacks, toys, etc. --Mortimer.
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     2. One of two or more pieces of bone or wood held loosely
        between the fingers, and struck together by moving the
        hand; -- called also clapper. --Halliwell.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clapper \Clap"per\, n.
     1. A person who claps.
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     2. That which strikes or claps, as the tongue of a bell, or
        the piece of wood that strikes a mill hopper, etc. See
        Illust. of Bell.
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     Clapper rail (Zool.), an Americam species of rail ({Rallus
        scepitans).
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clapper \Clap"per\, n. [F. clapier.]
     A rabbit burrow. [Obs.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  clapper
      n 1: someone who applauds [syn: clapper, applauder]
      2: a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane
         and located in the oral cavity [syn: tongue, lingua,
         glossa, clapper]
      3: metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by
         hitting the side [syn: clapper, tongue]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  42 Moby Thesaurus words for "clapper":
     Klaxon, bell, boiler factory, boiler room, bull-roarer, catcall,
     cherry bomb, chimes, church bell, clack, clacker, cowbell, cracker,
     cricket, dinner bell, dinner gong, doorbell, fire bell,
     firecracker, gong, gong bell, hand bell, horn, jingle bell,
     noisemaker, passing bell, rattle, rattlebox, sacring bell,
     sheepbell, siren, sleigh bell, snapper, steam whistle,
     telephone bell, ticktack, tintinnabulum, tongue, triangle, whistle,
     whizgig, whizzer
  
  

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