Knock-off


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Knock´-off`


n.1.(Mach.) Act or place of knocking off; that which knocks off;
2.A knockoff.
a.1.That knocks off; of or pertaining to knocking off.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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You invent a great product and shady characters decide to monetize on your invention, often using your wording, pictures, trademarks and in some instances even your product to sell their own knock-off!"
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