Definition of Knockdowns

1. Noun. (plural of knockdown) ¹

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Definition of Knockdowns

1. knockdown [n] - See also: knockdown

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knockdowns

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
knockdowns (current term)
knocked about
knocked around
knocked down
knocked out(p)
knocked up
knocker up

Literary usage of Knockdowns

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Muhammad Ali & Company by Thomas Hauser (1998)
"Two more knockdowns followed; the last one leaving Monaco unconscious on the canvas. ... There were no knockdowns, but Butterbean got pummeled pretty good. ..."

2. Records of the Cape Colony from February 1793 [to: Copied for the Cape by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa), Great Britain Public Record Office (1904)
"That the two first knockdowns were One Hundred each or thereabouts. That they left their own Tripods at St. Croix, not intending to get oil at the Bird ..."

3. The History of Tammany Hall by Gustavus Myers (1901)
""The bar-room," wrote a chronicler, " was the scene of several encounters and knockdowns. It was only necessary for a man to express himself strongly on any ..."

4. The "A.L.A." Index: An Index to General Literature, Biographical, Historical by American Library Association (1901)
"Japp. Days w. indus. 222. years, 2: 568. — Manufacture of, in Europe, Hours of labor and wages in. US Cons. Kept. no. 153. knockdowns, mental, benefits of. ..."

5. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Douglas Hyde, Charles Welsh, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"Upon my credibility, they are extremely useful and handy, and can give mighty nate knockdowns—inasmuch as no guard that a man is acquainted with can ward ..."

6. Catlin's Notes of Eight Years' Travels and Residence in Europe with His by George Catlin (1848)
"... and from that to " set-to's," " fisticuffs," and "knockdowns," by the dozens, and, at last, to a general melee ..."

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