from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A general name for a negro.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Slang A name for a negro.
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- noun Alternative form of
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Lizzie, from whom cuffy had picked up this song by ear, hailed him as an infant prodigy, and painted for him a future that made
The presiding genius of these luxuries, who safely guided the richly laden vessel into port, was a grinning, half grown cuffy, whom they called Bowlegs.
Bunjee never fails to bring the cuffy, though he does sometimes pretend to forget the shoogre, till I have tasted it and made a bad face; then he laughs and remembers that the shoogre is in his pouch.
"Yes, cuffy, also tee, and shoogre, and seal st - ate -- what?"
Samuel: yeah avia your right but if someone does not get sacrificed for cuffy he will never settle into the ...
"Look at that thing, Miss Gibbie, peart as the first crocus and proud as cuffy when the weather was good, and at the first touch of dampness or discouragement flop it goes, and no more spirit than a convict in court!