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Posted By: SussexCarole
23-Mar-03 - 04:45 AM
Thread Name: 'Innocent Hare' What does 'relope' mean?
Subject: RE: 'Innocent Hare' What does 'relope' mean?
From Dictionary of Sussex Dialect:   Lope-off means to go away in secret, sly manner (probably connected with the word elope).

Carole