knockout drops

knockout drops

noun
chloral hydrate or any similar rapidly acting drug, especially one put in a drink secretly to make the drinker unconscious.

Origin:
1890–95

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knockout drops
 
pl n
slang See also Mickey Finn a drug secretly put into someone's drink to cause stupefaction

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