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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fuff.

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Examples

  • The instant the door opened, and his father's bloody face was presented to view, baby set up a roar so tremendous that a number of dogs in the neighbourhood struck in with a loud chorus, and the black kitten, startled out of an innocent slumber, rushed incontinently under the bed, faced about, and fuffed in impotent dismay!

    Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines

  • He had much better have left it alone; for it fuffed over his shoulder like wildfire, and scarting his back all the way down, jumped like a lamplighter head-foremost through the flames, where, in the raging and roaring of the devouring element, its pitiful cries were soon hushed to silence for ever and ever, Amen! At long and last, a woman's howl was heard on the street, lamenting, like

    The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith

  • He had much better have let it alone; for it fuffed over his shoulder like wildfire, and scarting his back all the way down, jumped like a lamplighter head-foremost through the flames, where, in the raging and roaring of the devouring element, its pitiful cries were soon hushed to silence for ever and ever, Amen! At long and last, a woman's howl was heard on the street, lamenting, like

    The Life of Mansie Wauch Tailor in Dalkeith, written by himself

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