Definitions

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  • v. To befool; make a fool of.
  • v. To confound or stupefy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To make a daff or fool of.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To befool; make a fool of.

Etymologies

From Middle English bedaffen, bidaffen, equivalent to be- +‎ daff. (Wiktionary)

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