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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

The knocker appeared to hear the response, and to assert that it was quite impossible he could wait so long.
Aristide, however, went up to the door; as there was neither knocker nor bell, he rapped with his knuckles.
At the bottom of Knocker's Bay is a shoal mangrove opening, of no importance.
When I am dead the knocker will pass into other hands equally persistent with those of the mighty men who handed it to me.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
This was of oak after a design of his own, and was wide and massive, with hinges of wrought-iron and a dragon's-head knocker.
I knocked at the door with my fist, as there was neither bell nor knocker, and a loud voice from inside asked: "Who is there?"
Just then came an impatient knock at the door, and the knocker entered, without waiting to be asked.
He stepped across to the door and dropped the brass knocker, a little timorous at the sound of his own thudding steps.
I guess what you want is a cosy little nook with a brass knocker and a nice motherly woman to look after you.
WANDERING HEATHSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
The brass knocker does not appeal to the spirit enough for the modern man, nor to the imagination.
THE VOICE OF THE MACHINESGERALD STANLEY LEE

WORDS RELATED TO KNOCKER

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