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cold·cock

 (kōld′kŏk′)
tr.v. cold·cocked, cold·cock·ing, cold·cocks Slang
To knock (another) unconscious.

coldcock

(ˈkəʊldˌkɒk)
vb (tr)
US to knock (a person) to the ground
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.coldcock - knock down with force; "He decked his opponent"
beat - hit repeatedly; "beat on the door"; "beat the table with his shoe"
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Richard Martinez, a witness, testified in a preliminary hearing that ``out of the blue, Shane (Lehmann) comes out and just coldcocks him.