KNOCK, v.i. nok.1. To strike or beat with something thick or heavy; as, to knock with a club or with the fist; to knock at the door. We never use this word to express beating with a small stick or whip.2. To drive or be driven against; to strike against; to clash; as when one heavy body knocks against another.
To knock under, to yield; to submit; to acknowledge to be conquered; an expression borrowed from the practice of knocking under the table, when conquered.
KNOCK, v.t. nok. To strike; to drive against; as, to knock the head against a post.1. To strike a door for admittance; to rap.
To knock down, to strike down; to fell; to prostrate by a blow or by blows; as, to knock down an ox.
To knock out, to force out by a blow or by blows; as, to knock out the brains.
To knock up, to arouse by knocking. In popular use, to beat out; to fatigue till unable to do more.
To knock off, to force off by beating. At auctions, to assign to a bidder by a blow on the counter.
To knock on the head, to kill by a blow or by blows.
KNOCK, n. nok. A blow; a stroke with something thick or heavy.1. A stroke on a door, intended as a request for admittance; a rap.
Here are a number of reasons:
To indicate your approval.
To express your appreciation.
To help pay for website expenses and keep this website online.
Donate Using PayPal
If you have a major credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) or a PayPal account, donating is easy. Just click the dollar amount below to donate:
Donations from Outside of the United States
We welcome donations from anywhere in the world and in any currency. PayPal accepts a number of international currencies.
Donations by Other Methods
If you wish to donate via direct bank deposit or mail a cheque or money order, please
|I | S
To Your Site
|[ + ]