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Afar, at a great distance: “may read the mot a.” Lucr. 830. “chase thee a. behind,” Sonn. 143, 10. “in strands a. remote,” H4A I, 1, 4. a. off == 1) at a great distance: “saw a. off in the orchard this amiable encounter,” Ado III, 3, 160. 2) indirectly: “a kind of tender, made a. off by Sir Hugh,” Wiv. I, 1, 216. “he who shall speak for her is a. off guilty but that he speaks,” Wint. II, 1, 104 (cf. Far-off).
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