"knock out" Definition

  1. in racing parlance, to drive out of the quotations; as a KNOCKED-OUT favourite. Also to make bankrupt; as a KNOCKED-OUT backer or bookmaker. When a man cannot meet his engagements on the turf, he is said to be KNOCKED OUT.

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Position in the dictionary: 1917 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: knock-down, knock-in, knock-it-down, knock-outs, knock-under, knock-’em-downs, knocked-up, knocker, knocker-face, knocking-in
Previous words in the dictionary: knock off, knock about the bub, knobstick, knight, knife-board, knife it, knife, knark, knapping-jigger, knap

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