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put paid to

verb phrase

To finish; also, to put to rest or finish off (1919+; British)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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put paid to

Finish off, end, as in We'd best put paid to this issue. [ Early 1900s ]
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