- “to DROP an acquaintance,” to relinquish a connexion, is very polite slang. DROPPING is distinguished from cutting by being done gradually and almost imperceptibly, whereas cutting has outward and visible signs which may be unpleasantly resented. To “DROP money” at any form of speculation or gambling, is to lose it.
- to quit, go off, or turn aside; “DROP the main Toby,” go off the main road.
- “to DROP a man,” to knock him down; “to DROP into a person,” to give him a thrashing. _See_ SLIP and WALK. “To DROP on a man,” to accuse or rebuke him suddenly.
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