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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Duff  \Duff\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Duffed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Duffing}.]  [Etym.  uncertain.]  [Colloq.  or  Slang] 
  1.  To  treat  or  manipulate  so  as  to  give  a  specious  appearance 
  to  to  fake;  hence  to  cheat. 
 
  2.  In  Australia,  to  alter  the  brands  on  (cattle,  horses, 
  etc.);  to  steal  (cattle,  etc.),  and  alter  their  brands. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Duff  \Duff\  (d[u^]f),  n.  [From  OE  dagh.  [root]67.  See  {Dough}.] 
  1.  Dough  or  paste.  [Prov.  Eng.]  --Halliwell. 
 
  2.  A  stiff  flour  pudding,  boiled  in  a  bag;  --  a  term  used 
  especially  by  seamen;  as  plum  duff. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  duff 
  n  :  a  stiff  flour  pudding  steamed  or  boiled  usually  containing 
  e.g.  currents  and  citron 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Duff,  TN 
  Zip  code(s):  37729 




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