Ac*know" (#), v. t. [Pref. a- + know; AS. oncnawan.]
[Obs.] "You will not be acknown
To acknowledge; to confess.
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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