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duff1 / dəf/ • n. a flour pudding boiled or steamed in a cloth bag: a currant duff. duff2 • n. 1. decaying vegetable matter covering the ground under trees. 2. Mining coal dust; dross. • adj. Brit., inf. of very poor quality: duff lyrics. ∎  incorrect or false: she played a couple of duff notes. duff3 • v. [tr.] inf. 1. (duff someone up) Brit. beat someone up. 2. Golf Brit. mishit (a shot). duff4 • n. inf. a person's buttocks: I did not get where I am today by sitting on my duff.

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duffbluff, buff, chough, chuff, cuff, duff, enough, fluff, gruff, guff, huff, luff, muff, puff, rough, ruff, scruff, scuff, slough, snuff, stuff, Tough, tuff •handcuff • earmuff • powder puff •dandruff • woodruff • feedstuff •greenstuff • foodstuff

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duff (dial.) dough; flour-pudding boiled in a bag. XIX. north. var. of DOUGH.

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