knocked out

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Related to knocked out: knocked off, knocked out cold
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Adj.1.knocked out - knocked unconscious by a heavy blow
unconscious - not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead; "lay unconscious on the floor"
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If they told a boy they would knock seven bells out of him if he did a certain thing, when he did that thing, seven bells invariably were knocked out of him.
But the man in whose house they had hidden--seven times seven bells must have been knocked out of him from the way the hair, skin, and teeth flew, and he was discouraged for the rest of his natural life from harboring runaway laborers.
Under the guidance of his dad John and the watchful eye of brother omas, Costello junior made a sensational start to his pro career earlier this month in Liverpool when he knocked out experienced veteran Youse Al Hamidi in the rst round.