Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of cuff.

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Examples

  • On the first day of the week he would get the carriage ready, and when his master had started, he would walk several miles across the fields to meeting, and back; but, as he was certain to be faulted, and sometimes even "cuffed," if not at home in time to take the horses, on the arrival of the family, he always left the congregation before the completion of the service.

    Memoir of Quamino Buccau, a Pious Methodist

  • Twelve-year-old Alexa Gonzales committed the heinous crime of doodling on her desk with a marker for which the cops "cuffed" her and took her to the precinct station before releasing her to her mother some hours later.

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  • Twelve year old Alexa Gonzales committed the heinous crime of doodling on her desk with a marker for which the cops "cuffed" her and took her to the precinct station before releasing her to her mother some hours later.

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  • The last little mule was a biter—Call cuffed him several times, but the mule bared his teeth and demonstrated that he had every intention of using them on Call’s flesh if he could.

    The Lonesome Dove Series

  • I kind of cuffed him across the head with Coleman’s surveillance file.

    Consent to Kill

  • On the offending stairway, still wrapped in her fur-cuffed coat, Moskowitz Tommy-guns an e-mail to her operations manager: Custodians did not clean 2nd-floor landing.

    The Saint (and Scourge) of Schools «

  • Sometime during that hot, uncomfortable ride from the hospital to the county jail with her hands cuffed firmly behind her back Brenda Riley finally figured out that maybe Ali Reynolds was right after all.

    Fatal Error

  • Once Jose was on the ground, she cuffed him and it was over.

    Fatal Error

  • I am spreadeagled, Jesus on a horizontal cross, and my hands and legs are cuffed to the edge of the bed.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • FWIW, they kicked the gent after he was cuffed, prone, and unresisting, after the officer had stood up.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Oh, That’s Funny, Because I Happen to Have [Officer Krupke] Right Here

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