book off

verb
booked off; booking off; books off

Definition of book off

intransitive verb

chiefly Canada
: to notify an employer that one is not reporting for work (as because of sickness)

First Known Use of book off

1958, in the meaning defined above

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“Book off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/book%20off. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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