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Meaning of ACKNOW

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac*know"\, v. t. [Pref. a- + know; AS. oncn[=a]wan.]
1. To recognize. [Obs.] ``You will not be acknown, sir.''
   --B. Jonson.

2. To acknowledge; to confess. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

{To be acknown} (often with of or on), to acknowledge; to
   confess. [Obs.]

         We say of a stubborn body that standeth still in the
         denying of his fault, This man will not acknowledge
         his fault, or, He will not be acknown of his fault.
                                               --Sir T. More.

 

 

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