Definition of clip off

: to make (as a fast run) or cover rapidly (as a distance) some of the fastest runs clipped off on the Ohio river— Frederick Way his long legs clipped off the distance

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“Clip off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clip%20off. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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