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Off the Hooks

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Indisposed and unable to work. A door or gate off the hooks is unhinged, and does not work properly. Also, dead.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Odrysium Carmen
Odur
Odyle
Odyssey
Œdipus
Œil
Œil de Bœuf (L)
Off (Saxon, of; Latin, ab, from, away)
Off-hand
Off his Head
Off the Hooks
Off with his Head! So much for Buckingham!
Offa’s Dyke
Og
Og
Oghams
Oghris
Ogier the Dane
Ogleby (Lord)
Ogres
OGroat