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: find, unearth
: to make hollow by digging
: take off sense 1a
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bail, bail out, begone, book [slang], bug off, bug out, bugger off [British slang], buzz (off), clear off [chiefly British], clear out, cut out, depart, exit, get, get off, go, go off, move, pack (up or off), part, peel off, pike (out or off), pull out, push off, push on, quit, run along, sally (forth), scarper [British], shove (off), step (along), take off, vamoose, walk out
arrive, come, show up, turn up
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14th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1
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