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bump off  v. t.  To kill (a person); to murder; used commonly of planned assassination by criminals; as, the mob bumped off all the witnesses. (Colloq.)

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"Bump off" Quotes from Famous Books

... whilst the wind shifted, and we were still aground. Dinner was served up, but poor Mr. Liddell could eat very little; and bump, bump, grind, grind, went the ship fifteen or sixteen times as we sat at dinner. The slight sea, however, did enable us to bump off. This morning we appear not to have suffered in any way; but a sea is rolling in, which a few hours ago would have settled ...
— The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 9 • Robert Louis Stevenson

Words linked to "Bump off" :   execute, off, murder, remove, slay, polish off, kill, dispatch, burke, hit

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