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Off, prepos. from, away from: “lead off this ground,” Tp. II, 1, 323. “fetch you a hair off the great Cham's beard,” Ado II, 1, 277. “speaks a little off the matter,” III, 5, 10 (O. Edd. of). “I could shake them off my coat,” As I, 3, 16. “to pluck him off me,” Shr. IV, 1, 80. “thou hast a son shall take this disgrace off me,” All's II, 3, 250. “this present enterprise set off his head,” H4A V, 1, 88. “to come off the breach,” H4B II, 4, 55. “her pinked porringer fell off her head,” H8 V, 4, 50. “to lay his fingers off it,” Caes. I, 2, 243. “pulling scarfs off Caesar's images,” Caes. I, 2, 243 “brought off the field,” Mcb. V, 8, 44. “keep off them,” Ant. II, 7, 66. “our Britain seems as off it, but not in it,” Cymb. III, 4, 141 (O. Edd. of; cf. Of). “thou mayst cut a morsel off the spit,” Per. IV, 2, 142.
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