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 for knockdown
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knockdown \Knock"down`\, a.
     1. Of force sufficient to fell or completely overthrow; as, a
        knockdown blow; a knockdown argument..
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     2. Designating a rivet end to be formed into a head by
        upsetting in fastening.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     3. Of or pertaining to the act of knocking down at an
        auction; specif., designating the price below which an
        article will not be disposed by the auctioneer.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     4. Made or constructed so as to be capable of being knocked
        down or taken apart, as for transportation.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.] knock-down-and-drag-out

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knockdown \Knock"down`\, n.
     1. That which knocks one down; something that overpowers or
        overwhelms, as strong liquor; specif., a kind of ale or
        beer that is very strong. [Slang.]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     2. A knocking down; a felling by a knock, as of a combatant,
        or of an animal; a blow that overwhelms; also, a fist
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     3. Something that knocks down, or takes apart, for packing or
        removal, as a piece of furniture; also, state of being
        knocked down, or taken apart.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: (furniture) easily assembled and dismantled; "I bought a
             knockdown chest at the do-it-yourself store"
      n 1: a blow that knocks the opponent off his feet

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