What is another word for coldcock?

830 synonyms found


[ kˈə͡ʊldkɒk], [ kˈə‍ʊldkɒk], [ k_ˈəʊ_l_d_k_ɒ_k]

Coldcock is a slang term that means to knock someone unconscious with a punch. This term has been popularized over the years but is not the only word used to describe a knock-out punch. There are several other synonyms for coldcock, which include: deck, lay out, knock out, flatten, drop, put down, floor, black out, and KO. These synonyms are frequently used in both film and literature to add intensity to a fight scene. Though they altogether mean the same thing and are often interchangeable, each word has a different intensity, making the usage depend on the context in which it is being used.

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How to use "Coldcock" in context?

In medieval times, a coldcock was an instrument of torture and brutality. It was a implement made from a preexisting curved beam, with a bar at one end and a poultry spike at the other. When applied to a victim's penis, the coldcock would cause extreme pain as blood pumped from the wound.

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