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  • n. Plural form of puffer.

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Examples

  • That his lungs might be compromised is inconceivable – I was a sickly child with respiratory problems that kept me in puffers and masks and that put me in hospital too frequently, but I was a frail, skinny thing, whereas Jasper … Jasper is the very picture of boyish strength, all hale chub and muscle and barely-contained energy, a wee Wagnerian hero ready to slay dragons, or stuffed purple dinosaurs, whichever gets in his way.

    If Wishes Were Pussycats | Her Bad Mother

  • QUEST: And when we talk, are we talking about metal detectors, body scanners and so called puffers, which blow air?

    CNN Transcript Dec 30, 2009

  • Explosives trace portals, more commonly known as puffers, were deployed at airports around the country starting in 2004, but never deployed at Hartsfield-Jackson.

    ajc.com - News

  • Yet these patients had been taking asthma medications - typically inhaled steroids, also known as puffers - for an average of 15 years, say the researchers, whose paper is published in this week's issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

    Top Stories - Google News

  • Freddie told his mother how he and Laddie came to go down to watch the "puffers" (part of which story Flossie had already told Mrs. Bobbsey), and then along came

    The Bobbsey Twins in a Great City

  • The result was the remote starter. eagleye wrote: Like it or not, many Denver metro communities do ticket owners who leave their unattended vehicles running (called "puffers") to warm them up.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Engines warm much faster under load. eagleye wrote: Like it or not, many Denver metro communities do ticket owners who leave their unattended vehicles running (called "puffers") to warm them up.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • -- A crackdown on "puffers" in Aurora ended with tickets, warnings and the recovery of two stolen vehicles.

    TheDenverChannel.com - Local News

  • Aurora Police recently launched a crackdown on "puffers," or cars left running to heat up.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Several of the "puffers" were not working, presumably waiting for government-sanctioned repair, or authorization, or perhaps delivery of parts or availability of qualified technicians.

    LewRockwell.com

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