rain-off

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rain-off

An event that has been or will be canceled due to inclement weather. Primarily heard in UK. Spectators are to be aware that there will be no refunds issued in the event of a rain-off. I was really looking forward to the football match this weekend, but it turned out to be a rain-off.
References in classic literature ?
I said I should like one that would keep the rain off, and that would not allow itself to be left behind in a railway carriage.