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off the shelf

Definition of off the shelf

  1. :  directly from a store without having to be specially made or ordered



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official

shelfplay
  1. :  a thin flat usually long and narrow piece of material (as wood) fastened horizontally (as on a wall) at a distance from the floor to hold objects

    :  one of several similar pieces in a closet, bookcase, or similar structure

    :  the contents of a shelf


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