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Meaning of LET OFF

Pronunciation:  let of

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  grant exemption or release to; "Please excuse me from this class"
 Synonyms: excuse, exempt, relieve
 See Also: absolve, frank, free, justify



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Let"-off`\ (l[e^]t"[o^]f`; 115), n. (Mach.)
A device for letting off, releasing, or giving forth, as the
warp from the cylinder of a loom.

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