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wipe off

[OED idem obs. → 1672] v. to cut off with a blow: 1918 Hunterman draw his long knife, an' he wipe off de monkey nine tails (Parsons 92). (Gen)

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Last update: 2010-11-25 17:35
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
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