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The act of knocking someone unconscious quickly before the victim can resistverb
To knock someone unconscious; KNOCK someone OUT: He told me to step aside and I wouldn't, so he cold cocked me/ He was going to die, cold-cocked and kicked senseless by a couple of redneck ranchers
[1918+; origin uncertain; perhaps fr the hammering of caulking into a boat's or ship's seams; perhaps related to Canadian loggers' put the caulks to someone, ''stamp in someone's face with spiked boots'']