leave go (of something)

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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: go, leave
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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: go, leave, of
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ˌleave ˈgo (of something)

(British English, informal) stop holding on to something: Leave go of my arm — you’re hurting me!
See also: go, leave
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References in classic literature ?
When he leaves go of his hat to use his telescope, his hat flies off, with immense applause.