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  • v. To dumbfound; to confound.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To dumfound; to confound.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as dumfound.


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  • I could tell how the doctor, a man whose shoulders often looked as if they had been caught in a shower of tobacco ash, brought me the news to the school-house, and now, when I crossed the fields to dumfounder Waster Lunny with it, I found Birse, the post, reeling off the story to him as fast as a fisher could let out line.

    The Little Minister

  • By no miracle, therefore, but simply by an acute mental process, associating together time, place, and description, was Balder enabled so to dumfounder old

    Idolatry A Romance


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