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- v. To get rid of (a pain, illness, condition) by sleeping.
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- v. get rid of by sleeping
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There are two lockups in Wexton, used mostly for DUIs who need to sleep off a bender; I have been in the one on the left myself.
I didn’t say it out loud; my mind was busy on getting to my own room to wash my sex-funky ass and sleep off that nut before our flight back to Newark in the morning.
At dusk, Frol and Alobar returned to their cottage to sleep off the food and drink, but long after their candles had been extinguished, lights flickered in the homes of others, as well as in the community lodge, from which laughter and song poured most of the night.
Excise House occupied the end of a block between the square and Princes Street upon which desirable avenue Mr. Thomas Cave’s house was situated, and Richard soon discovered that the Excise Men of Excise House were slugs who used their desks to sleep off their hangovers, especially on a Monday.