Noun(1) someone who buys old buildings or ships and breaks them up to recover the materials in them(2) someone who buys up old horses for slaughter
(1) If under the new Scheme renderers are able to collect as well as dispose, we could well see a further demise of the knacker industry.(2) ├ö├ç├┐In the Fall├ö├ç├û tells of an old horse being sold to the knacker by a family who lack the means to feed it through another winter and who need the pittance it will bring.(3) Currently the UK authorities are proposing to contract hunt kennels and licensed knacker operators to collect fallen stock from farms from whence they would be taken onwards to rendering plants.(4) Well, for all who climb up and down Scafell there should be a severe health warning: ├ö├ç├┐You will knacker your knees and hips if you do not take a stick with you├ö├ç├û.(5) The intention would be to have dead animals collected from farms by the local knacker man and then sent for rendering.(6) He explains that there was a mistake - the vet had just bought the van from the knacker and had not yet painted out the old name.(7) The authorities want us to upgrade our facilities to those of knacker men but we can't afford that kind of investment."(8) No wonder his knee is knackered when you look at the number of overs he has bowled.(9) Everything is fine. I've just been out a lot this week and now I'm knackered with a monster hangover.(10) Basically, anything above a brisk, short stroll and I'm knackered .(11) The water pump was knackered by a poorly replaced timing chain (I think).(12) A year and a half of job-hunting has rather knackered my confidence, but I reckon I can fake it till I make it.(13) Certainly for today at least, the Labour campaign is knackered .(14) Woke up already feeling knackered this morning, which is never a good start to the day.(15) Last night I ran an iPod software update and it knackered my iPod up.(16) As this person says, if you learnt to type using an old-fashioned typewriter, you hit the keyboard hard, and it knackers normal keyboards in a matter of months.
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