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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Huff  \Huff\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Huffed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Huffing}.]  [Cf.  OE  hoove  to  puff  up  blow;  prob.  of 
  imitative  origin.] 
  1.  To  swell;  to  enlarge;  to  puff  up  as  huffed  up  with  air. 
  --Grew. 
 
  2.  To  treat  with  insolence  and  arrogance;  to  chide  or  rebuke 
  with  insolence;  to  hector;  to  bully. 
 
  You  must  not  presume  to  huff  us  --Echard. 
 
  3.  (Draughts)  To  remove  from  the  board  (the  piece  which  could 
  have  captured  an  opposing  piece).  See  {Huff},  v.  i.,  3. 




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