seal off

verb
sealed off; sealing off; seals off

Definition of seal off

transitive verb

: to close tightly

First Known Use of seal off

1931, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of seal off was in 1931

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“Seal off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seal%20off. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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