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obsolete To shoot a projectile-based weapon at someone or something. He raised the shotgun and let drive at the flock of geese taking to the air before him. She quickly notched another arrow in her bow and let drive once more for the intruder.
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let driveattack with blows, missiles, or criticism.
1926 Travel I let drive for the point of his chin, and he went down and out for a full count.
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