She knocks him out cold and in the blink of an eye, almost the entire NYPD is at her rescue.
While you might think you were out cold, the data might show otherwise.
Ed Symes, he noticed with quiet satisfaction, was now out cold.
Have we been out cold this long, or did we come to and walk back to here?
A smile appeared on the man's lean face: the guard was out—cold.
When the rest of the boys came in, everybody was out cold on the floor.
"While he was out cold I gave him a shot of whiskey to bring him 'round," Lindsay told her.
I was just walking along, and the next instant I was out cold.
Doc here, says as how the skull ain't fractured--but that bird sure laid me out cold.
He was out cold, then, for several Earth-days, and only dimly aware for many days afterward.
Old English cald (Anglian), ceald (West Saxon) "cold, cool" (adj.), "coldness," from Proto-Germanic *kaldaz (cf. Old Frisian and Old Saxon kald, Old High German and German kalt, Old Norse kaldr, Gothic kalds "cold"), possibly a past participle adjective of *kal-/*kol-, from PIE root *gel-/*gol- "cold" (cf. Latin gelare "to freeze," gelu "frost," glacies "ice").
Meaning "not strong" (in reference to scent) is 1590s, from hunting. Cold front in weather is from 1921. Cold-call in the sales pitch sense first recorded 1972. Japanese has two words for "cold:" samui for coldness in the atmosphere or environment; tsumetai for things which are cold to touch, and also in the figurative sense, with reference to personalities, behaviors, etc.
c.1300, "coldness," from cold (adj.). Sense in common cold is 1530s, from symptoms resembling those of exposure to cold; cf. earlier senses "indisposition caused by exposure to cold" (early 14c.); "discomfort caused by cold" (c.1300).
A viral infection characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes lining the upper respiratory passages and usually accompanied by malaise, fever, chills, coughing, and sneezing. Also called coryza, acute rhinitis, common cold, coryza.
Unconscious; knocked out: out cold after drinking Yagermeister