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Nothing remained but to try to knock together one or more rafts.

"That is true," replied Maurice, his teeth beginning to knock together.

No, it was more the noise of the dry branches that knock together in the wind.

Knock together some story that will hold water and lose no time about it.

There's many on 'em, with claw-hammer coats and diamonds in their shirt-fronts, as hasn't got two quid to knock together.

The sweat poured down his face in streams, and his knees began to knock together with fatigue.

Men were already down on the Confederate-held side of the river, trying to knock together a raft on which to reach their prize.

He felt his nerves quivering with fright, and as he started to run his knees showed an inclination to knock together.

I so frighted players and playgoers that they swore it was witchcraft, and Burbages knees did knock together in dead earnest.

A rising breeze caused the limbs of some trees to knock together; it swept Shultzs clammy cheek and made him shiver.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English cnocian (West Saxon cnucian), "to pound, beat; knock (on a door)," likely of imitative origin. Meaning "deprecate, put down" is from 1892. Related: Knocked; knocking. Knock-kneed first attested 1774. Knock-down, drag-out is from 1827. Command knock it off "stop it" is first recorded 1880, perhaps from auctioneer's term for "dispose of quickly:"

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