Sockdolager

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sockdolager

1. That which finishes or ends a matter; a settler; a poser, as a heavy blow, a conclusive answer, and the like.

2. A combination of two hooks which close upon each other, by means of a spring, as soon as the fish bites.

Origin: A corruption of doxology

Alternative forms: sockdologer.