Definition of Knockabouts

1. Noun. (plural of knockabout) ¹



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Definition of Knockabouts

1. knockabout [n] - See also: knockabout

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knockabouts

knock off someone's block
knock on
knock on wood
knock out
knock out of the box
knock over
knock rummy
knock someone's block off
knock someone's socks off
knock someone off his perch
knock the living daylights out of
knock together
knock up
knockabout
knockabouts (current term)
knockback
knockbacks
knockdown
knockdown-dragout
knockdowns
knocked
knocked-out(a)
knocked about
knocked around
knocked down
knocked out(p)
knocked up
knocker
knocker up

Literary usage of Knockabouts

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1. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register For by Horace Greeley (1899)
"... and In the six days of continuous racing the home fleet came out a long way ahead. Out of the thirty-five one-design knockabouts ordered for the ..."

2. The Woman's Book of Sports: A Practical Guide to Physical Development and by Jahial Parmly Paret (1901)
"Besides the catboats and the sloop-rigged yachts, there are also schooners, which are vessels with two masts and many sails, and knockabouts, a new class of ..."

3. Rudder by Thomas Fleming Day (1912)
"We have a class of six Gerry Emmons one-design racing dories and several Northern i8-foot knockabouts, such as Blossom, now Alpha Tau, and Gertrude II. ..."

4. American Yachting by William Picard Stephens (1904)
"Early in 1894 the majority of the owners of the knockabouts united for the protection of the class before it should be improved out of existence, ..."

5. American Yachting by William Picard Stephens (1904)
"Early in 1894 the majority of the owners of the knockabouts united for the protection of the class before it should be improved out of existence, ..."

6. The Drama, Painting, Poetry, and Song: Embracing a Complete History of the by Albert Ellery Berg (1884)
"The " knockabouts " have to be padded from head to feet, and some have pads made like a suit of underwear, ir.-o which they slip. ..."

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