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verb (used without object) Slang.
  1. 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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  • Two years later, Flexner isolated the bacillus of infantile paralysis and Plotz that of typhus fever.


    Bradley A. Fiske