1. the residue of one’s funds; also fig. use as nearly dying [? knock-down money under knock-down n.].
|Bang To Rights 137: When I was on the last knockings I tried to get my bird out earning again.|
|Muvver Tongue 87: ‘On the last knockings’ or ‘hasn’t got long to go’ are for a fatal illness.|
2. information, facts [knock-down n. (3)].
|Vinnie Got Blown Away 163: Ash someone tell you about it, Jimmy or Rameez or Sherry give you the knockings.|
|Hell on Hoe Street 16: Not likely he tell your mum and dad all the knockings.|