testicles. Arabic word came back with the Crusaders, used by Chaucer. Arabic word 'naqqaara' mans the huge drums slung either side of a horse. It originally meant v. big testicles. see pills. Not to be confused with knackered meaning 'exhausted' or 'tired'ultimately from a word meaning to re-cycle horses
do chavs shave their nackers? Does the Pope have a balcony?
Also gesumph or gesumpf, said to have come into the British property business from the second-hand car trade in the 1970s. originally means to swindle, cheat or steal, now means to outbid (peculiar to the English and Welsh housing market). Ultimately derived from a German word meaning to put into a swamp or, in the modern idiom, to dump in the shit. first recorded in English in 1928