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plotz

[ plots ]
/ plɒts /
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verb (used without object) Slang.

to collapse or faint, as from surprise, excitement, or exhaustion.

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Origin of plotz

1940–45, Americanism;<Yiddish platsn literally, to crack, split, burst <Middle High German blatzen, platzen
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