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duke out

slang To strike someone and cause unconsciousness. A noun or pronoun can be used between "duke" and "out." I bet a lot of money on that boxer, so I hope his opponent doesn't duke him out.
See also: duke, out
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

duke someone out

Sl. to knock someone out. Wilbur tried to duke the guy out first. Bob duked out the mugger with a jab to the cheek.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

duke someone out

tv. to knock someone out. (see also dukes.) Wilbur tried to duke the guy out first.
See also: duke, out, someone
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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