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- n. Plural form of throw-off.
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She was nice to me, occasionally preparing my late-night/early-morning dinner-breakfast of fried bacon throw-offs with some fried eggs.
Much to his surprise, the niece was given clothes - not throw-offs, but fashionable clothes that allowed her to blend-in at school, some donated, and some purchased that day by Kim Slep herself; she took the niece shopping and bought her more clothes and necessities that required the presence of a woman to pick out, as the Uncle was sorely unprepared for the needs of a preteen girl.
The best books that we have for children are throw-offs from artists primarily concerned with adults, -- Kipling and Stevenson stand in this group, -- or child versions of adult literature, -- from Charles and Mary Lamb down.
Jardis also provides a line of productivity enhancements such as pneumatic throw-offs, motorized register controls, infeeds and ribbon decks