from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A puny, insignificant person; a dwarf.


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  • He wasn't ready to rock with a hotshot guard and a state policeman, with maybe even a local shurf or two coming along just for grins at the same time.

    State Of War

  • Casey Ryan never stood around yit whilst his friends was hobbled up by a shurf -- turn 'em loose an 'turn 'em loose quick!

    The Trail of the White Mule


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