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sockdologer

/sɒkˈdɒlədʒə/
noun (slang, mainly US)
1.
a decisive blow or remark
2.
an outstanding person or thing
Word Origin
C19: of uncertain origin; perhaps from sock² + doxology (in the sense: the closing act of a church service) + -er1
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