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  • verb intransitive To faint; fall asleep
  • verb transitive To distribute, to hand out
  • verb police, etc. To graduate, usually marked by the ceremony at the end of their training.
  • verb bridge, transitive To end (a round) by having passes as the first four bids.

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  • verb give to several people
  • verb lose consciousness due to a sudden trauma, for example
  • verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain


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  • Usage here.

    October 23, 2008

  • Bob Dobbs knows what booze is about:

    You drink till your full to the snout.

    Have near to hand

    A soft place to land

    And guzzle until you pass out.

    See faint, syncope, swoon, lipothymy.

    January 31, 2016