From be- + knowledge.
beknowledge (third-person singular simple present beknowledges, present participle beknowledging, simple past and past participle beknowledged)
- (transitive, obsolete) To acknowledge.
- 1999, Andrew Barrett, Christopher Harrison, Crime and punishment in England: a sourcebook (quoting a much older text):
- Detected he hath reported a rhyme upon names of sundry men & women in our parish but will not beknowledge who made it nor of whom he had it.