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Knockabout

Knock´a`bout`
n.1.(Naut.) A small yacht, generally from fifteen to twenty-five feet in length, having a mainsail and a jib; a sloop with a simplified rig and no bowsprit. All knockabouts have ballast and either a keel or centerboard. The original type was twenty-one feet in length. The next larger type is called a raceabout.
2.A knockabout performer or performance.
3.A man hired on a sheep station to do odd jobs.
a.1.Marked by knocking about or roughness.
2.Of noisy and violent character; marked by farce, pratfalls, and horseplay; as, knockabout comedy.
3.Characterized by, or suitable for, knocking about, or traveling or wandering hither and thither; suitable for use in rough activity; suited for everyday use; - used especially of clothing.
4.That does odd jobs; - said of a class of hands or laborers on a sheep station.
Noun1.knockabout - a sloop with a simplified rig and no bowsprit
Adj.1.knockabout - full of rough and exuberant animal spirits; "boisterous practical jokes"; "knockabout comedy"
Synonyms: boisterous
2.knockabout - suitable for rough use; "a knockabout overcoat"; "a knockabout old car"
boisterous, spirited
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