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To force the weaning of a bovine cow's calf by restricting the calf's access to its mother's udders. Used figuratively or literally.

A week after we kicked off her calf that cow was still bawling.

Additional definitions for 'kick off':

kick offTo make the first kick in a game or part of a game.
kick offTo start; to launch.
kick offTo shut down or turn_off suddenly.
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