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rabbit punch

A sharp, potentially deadly, blow to the back of the head or neck, or to the base of the skull. Here's the mugging victim. He claims that someone followed him into the alley and then knocked him out with a rabbit punch. Rabbit punches can cause serious brain and spinal injuries, not to mention death. They're banned from most fighting sports for good reason.
See also: punch, rabbit
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rabbit punch

n. a quick little punch. (Boxing and general slang.) She battered him with about forty rabbit punches on the arm. Boy, is he ever sore!
See also: punch, rabbit
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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