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Meaning of DUFF

Pronunciation:  duf

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a stiff flour pudding steamed or boiled usually containing e.g. currents and citron

DUFF is a 4 letter word that starts with D.


 See Also: pudding



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
  2. \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.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: The matted, partly decomposed, organic surface layer of forested soils.
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