from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A clever presentation, imitation, or travesty.
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There is hardly a righter and better hit-off tale of the kind, even in French.
"And I suppose having such an early hit-off didn't help either."
Rouge et le Noir_) that Beyle could never have given us a thoroughly hit-off novel.
This may occur elsewhere, but it is by no means one of the commonplaces of Romance, and a well hit-off picture is motived by a sharply cut phrase. [