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make away

To kill oneself, commit suicide.

the people impatient of so many changes of fortune, tooke such a resolution unto death, that I have heard my father say, he kept accompt of five and twentie chiefe housholders, that in one weeke made them-selves away  [ …] .

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'make away':

make awayTo depart, leave; to make off.
make awayTo destroy.
make awayTo kill.
make awayTo get rid of, dispose of.
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