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ADVERBS Nothing; off; once; only; over

Off (away from the point):

“That's off: that's off. I would you had rather been silent.

To be off == to take off one's hat:

“I will practise the insinuating nod and be off to them most
counterfeitly.

1

1 "Stands off" is used for

“stands out, i.e. in relief.

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