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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bluff  \Bluff\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bluffed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bluffing}.] 
  1.  (Poker)  To  deter  (an  opponent)  from  taking  the  risk  of 
  betting  on  his  hand  of  cards,  as  the  bluffer  does  by 
  betting  heavily  on  his  own  hand  although  it  may  be  of  less 
  value.  [U.  S.] 
 
  2.  To  frighten  or  deter  from  accomplishing  a  purpose  by 
  making  a  show  of  confidence  in  one's  strength  or 
  resources;  as  he  bluffed  me  off  [Colloq.] 




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