Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as curfuffle.

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Examples

  • 'There was sic an unco carfuffle that I had clean forgot the vivers.'

    Border Ghost Stories

  • "Wheder dere's anyfing wrong or not, 'snot for me to say, massa, but I t'ink dere's suffin' up, for she seems in a carfuffle."

    The Middy and the Moors An Algerine Story

  • ` ` Ye maun ken I was at the shirra's the day; for, God help me, I gang about a 'gates like the troubled spirit; and wha suld come whirling there in a post-chaise, but Monkbarns in an unco carfuffle --- now, it's no a little thing that will make his honour take a chaise and post-horse twa days rinnin'. ''

    The Antiquary

  • ` ` Troth, my Lord maun be turned feel outright, '' said the domestic, ` ` an he puts himsell into sic a carfuffle, for onything ye could bring him, Edie. ''

    The Antiquary

  • "Ye maun ken I was at the shirra's the day; for, God help me, I gang about a 'gates like the troubled spirit; and wha suld come whirling there in a post-chaise, but Monkbarns in an unco carfuffle -- now, it's no a little thing that will make his honour take a chaise and post-horse twa days rinnin'."

    The Antiquary — Complete

  • “Troth, my Lord maun be turned feel outright,” said the domestic, “an he puts himsell into sic a carfuffle, for onything ye could bring him, Edie.”

    The Antiquary

  • "Troth, my Lord maun be turned feel outright," said the domestic, "an he puts himsell into sic a carfuffle, for onything ye could bring him,

    The Antiquary — Volume 02

  • “Ye maun ken I was at the shirra’s the day; for, God help me, I gang about a’ gates like the troubled spirit; and wha suld come whirling there in a post-chaise, but Monkbarns in an unco carfuffle — now, it’s no a little thing that will make his honour take a chaise and post-horse twa days rinnin’.”

    The Antiquary

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