Meaning of knacker

knack•er

Pronunciation: (nak'ur), [key]
— n. Brit.
  1. a person who buys animal carcasses or slaughters useless livestock for a knackery or rendering works.
  2. a person who buys and dismembers old houses, ships, etc., to salvage usable parts, selling the rest as scrap.
  3. an old, sick, or useless farm animal, esp. a horse.
  4. a harness maker; a saddler.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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