To knock up
|to fail of strength; to become wearied or worn out, as with labor; to give out.|
|To arouse by knocking.|
|To beat or tire out; to fatigue till unable to do more; as, the men were entirely knocked up.|
|(Bookbinding)||To make even at the edges, or to shape into book form, as printed sheets.|
|To make pregnant. Often used in passive, "she got knocked up".|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.