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