Slick Off

To finish a thing there and then without stopping; to make a clean sweep of a job in hand. Judge Haliburton's Sam Slick popularised the word. (German, schlicht, sleek, polished, hence clean; Icelandic, slike, sleek.) We say, “To do a thing clean off” as well as “slick off.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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