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 Histrion’icHit it Off (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hit.
 
A great hit. A piece of good luck. From the game hit and miss, or the game of backgammon, where “two hits equal a gammon.”   1
 


 Histrion’icHit it Off (To). 

 
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