knock (v.) Old form(s): knockt
strike, beat, hit
TC IV.ii.34[Cressida to Troilus, of Pandarus] Would he were knocked i'th' head! [i.e. done away with]
TG II.iv.7[Speed to Valentine, of Thurio] 'Twere good you knocked him
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