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- adj. pregnant, typically outside of marriage.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of knock up.
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Kenzie had walked out of the barn laughing, tossing a final warning over his shoulder that Eve had promised to run William through with a sword if he knocked up her very best friend.
As soon as she saw it, out she leapt, knocked up the revolver, which went off with a noise like a bomb, dashed the soap as hard as she could in Miss Cornflake’s face, and then dived at her legs to bring her down.
The electric hand drill was on the blink, so I'd knocked up an old-fashioned foot-treadle spindle out of a bicycle wheel from somebody's dustbin.
I am rather knocked up to-day; my stewing in that Church yesterday morning, and my visit to the Martineaus at night, were too much for one day; - not that the visit/[Page 155]/bored me like the sermon; on the contrary, it was far too entertaining.