knock-out drops


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia.

knock-out drops

a popular name for chloral alcoholate given with criminal intent to produce unconsciousness rapidly; it is formed by adding chloral hydrate to alcoholic beverages.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

knock-out drops

A colloquial term for a sedative.
See also: drop
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners