taking-off

Taking-off

Tak"ing-off`\, n. 1. (Print.) The removal of sheets from the press. [Eng.]

2. Act of presenting a take-off, or burlesque imitation.
Webster's Revised

Taking-off

Tak"ing-off`\, n. Removal; murder. See To take off (c), under Take, v. t.

The deep damnation of his taking-off. --Shak.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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