Origin of go-by
Examples from the Web for go-by
"Her at Pont Street has wrote to give 'im the go-by—that's what she've done," said pale-faced Tait, wiping his dewy brow.The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Generalship was given the go-by on both sides, the cul-de-sac of San Jacinto being closed at both ends.
"He's one of your old fellers as you've give the go-by to, I kind of suspicion, Sis," replied the young man with a laugh.Earth's Enigmas|Charles G. D. Roberts
Here's where we give Andy the go-by, and I don't think he can catch us!Tom Swift in the Caves of Ice|Victor Appleton
We had already given one or two the go-by, when we heard a clattering of hoofs close behind us, and the well-known cry, "G'lang."Lands of the Slave and the Free|Henry A. Murray