cold-cock

[ kohld-kok ]
/ ˈkoʊldˌkɒk /

verb (used with object) Slang.

to knock (someone) unconscious, as with the fist.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. cold work,
  2. cold, common,
  3. cold-blooded,
  4. cold-blooded animals,
  5. cold-chisel,
  6. cold-cure resin,
  7. cold-draw,
  8. cold-drawn,
  9. cold-hearted,
  10. cold-pack

Origin of cold-cock

First recorded in 1925–30

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