I'll go straight up and give you a knockdown--I want to, anyway.
Souls have in them a wonderful capacity for recovering after knockdown blows.
Toppy shook his head, like a pugilist clearing his wits after a knockdown.
This Harvey thought would be a knockdown blow, and it was—indirectly.
I bought a number of knockdown chairs in Chicago all made by hand for $125 and sold them for much more.
He comes up again after every knockdown, as fresh as a daisy.
Not that Nick meant to give up the fight; but if she went to Shasta it would be a knockdown blow.
A shout of rage from the piper, and a knockdown blow that levelled the offender, replied to the insult.
But ever since this malady left me a lonely dominie for life, diphtheria has been a knockdown word for me.
In the best of circumstances it is only rarely that having identified his big bull, the hunter can deliver a knockdown blow.
Designed to be sold unassembled and to be easy to assemble and disassemble: a knockdown kitchen set (1795+)
Very violent; unrestrained; all-out: They were having a knock-downdrag-out argument when I got there
: Seems the neighbors were having a knockdown-drag-out (1827+)