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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Off \Off\, prep. Not on; away from; as, to be off one's legs or off the bed; two miles off the shore. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Off hand. See Offhand. Off side (Football), out of play; -- said when a player has got in front of the ball in a scrimmage, or when the ball has been last touched by one of his own side behind him. To be off color, (a) to be of a wrong color. (b) to be mildly obscene. To be off one's food or To be off one's feed, (Colloq.) to have no appetite; to be eating less than usual. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Off \Off\, a. 1. On the farther side; most distant; on the side of an animal or a team farthest from the driver when he is on foot; in the United States, the right side; as, the off horse or ox in a team, in distinction from the nigh or near horse or ox; the off leg. [1913 Webster] 2. Designating a time when one is not strictly attentive to business or affairs, or is absent from his post, and, hence, a time when affairs are not urgent; as, he took an off day for fishing: an off year in politics. "In the off season." --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 3. Designating a time when one's performance is below normal; as, he had an off day. [PJC] Off side. (a) The right hand side in driving; the farther side. See Gee. (b) (Cricket) See Off, n. [1913 Webster]