sockdologer

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sockdologer or sockdolager (sɒkˈdɒlədʒə)
 
n
1.  a decisive blow or remark
2.  an outstanding person or thing
 
[C19: of uncertain origin; perhaps from sock² + doxology (in the sense: the closing act of a church service) + -er1]
 
sockdolager or sockdolager
 
n
 
[C19: of uncertain origin; perhaps from sock² + doxology (in the sense: the closing act of a church service) + -er1]

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