tap-off
noun Date: circa 1932 tip-off II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tap — tap1 [tap] vt. tapped, tapping [ME tappen < OFr taper, prob. of echoic orig.] 1. to strike lightly and rapidly 2. to strike something lightly, and often repeatedly, with 3. to make or do by tapping [to tap a message with the fingers ] ☆ 4. to …   English World dictionary

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