offlead

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From off- +‎ lead.

Verb[edit]

offlead ‎(third-person singular simple present offleads, present participle offleading, simple past and past participle offled)

  1. (transitive) To lead off or away.
    • 1970, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Preprints - Offshore Technology Conference:
      In Jan., 1963, the m/v Diversity, inbound from a drill rig after attempting to offlead drill mud, capsized in heavy weather.
    • 1989, Billboard - Dec 28, 1989:
      Sevenoaks adds: "In just one month, we've been approached by 50 dealers anxious to offlead their prerecorded videocassettes," [...]