knock-out drops
knockout drops knockout drops, knock-out drops knock-out drops . pl. Drops of any drug, used to a person to fall asleep or become unconscious or stupefied for the purpose of robbery, etc.; they are usually mixed into a drink so that the person consuming it does so unknowingly. One compound used for this purpose is {chloral hydrate}. [Slang, U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl. + PJC]

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