go off the hooks(redirected from going off the hooks)
go off the hooks
obsolete To perish or die. If the Duke should go off the hooks before his will is revised, the estate would pass to his eldest son instead of me. And who, pray tell, will provide for you once I've gone off the hooks?
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off the hooksdead. British informal
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