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  • adjective Alternative spelling of damnfool.

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Examples

  • A man doesn't like to be coldly called a damfool at his own table.

    The Red Planet

  • My dad was my mentor and hunting companion until he died thirty-five years ago and I would pay a dear price to spend one more day in the woods with him, even though there are days that I feel that if I look over to the side quick enough, he'll be there leaning against a big oak and grinning at some damfool mistake I just made.

    So here's my problem for the past couple years I go to my grandpa's cabin to deer hunt.

  • My dad was my mentor and hunting companion until he died thirty-five years ago and I would pay a dear price to spend one more day in the woods with him, even though there are days that I feel that if I look over to the side quick enough, he'll be there leaning against a big oak and grinning at some damfool mistake I just made.

    So here's my problem for the past couple years I go to my grandpa's cabin to deer hunt.

  • Is it so the damfool things he says are not going to face moderation for a while?

    Cambrian faunas - The Panda's Thumb

  • He don't ask damfool questions - and this one couldn't be sillier - without an excellent reason.

    Watershed

  • After all, it didn't matter to me whether he was presenting his card or baring his buttocks ... so before you could have said: "Don't, you damfool!"

    THE NUMBERS

  • How explicit is the Tory commitment that every damfool green tax pound raised will be matched by a reduction in tax elsewhere ?

    Margaret Beckett Forgets Her Convictions

  • The alternative – leaving poisoned candy and loaded shotguns strewn around your property and just saying β€œhey, I told them damfool neighbor kids to keep off my lawn!”

    What Kind of Idiot? « Lean Left

  • How explicit is the Tory commitment that every damfool green tax pound raised will be matched by a reduction in tax elsewhere ?

    Margaret Beckett Forgets Her Convictions

  • Serena II this clonic earth see-saw she is blurred in sleep she is fat half dead the rest is free-wheeling part the black shag the pelt is ashen woad snarl and howl in the wood wake all the birds hound the harlots out of the ferns this damfool twilight threshing in the brake bleating to be bloodied this crapulent hush tears its heart out and so on...

    Archive 2006-04-01

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