leave go of

leave go (of something)

To release or unhand (something); to let go (of something). Primarily heard in UK, Ireland. I told the boy to leave go, but he wouldn't give me the phone. Daniel, leave go of my hand this instant!
See also: leave

leave go of someone or something

Inf. to let go of someone or something. (Usually considered nonstandard.) Leave go of me! Leave go of my hand!
See also: leave, of
References in classic literature ?
Leave go of my guests, and I'll let up on the fancy clockwork.
Police said she refused to leave go of her bag and was left badly shaken and with severe bruising from the struggle.