ride off

transitive verb

Definition of ride off 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : to ride so as to deflect (an opposing polo player)

rideoff

noun
plural -s

Definition of rideoff (Entry 2 of 2)

: an act or instance of riding alongside a polo opponent and pushing him away from the line of the ball to prevent his hitting it

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