knock under

intransitive verb

Definition of knock under

archaic
: to admit defeat : give in : give up : yield why should we knock under and go with the stream— H. D. Thoreau

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“Knock under.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knock%20under. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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