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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From French coiffe, hood.[1]

Noun

Singular
cuff

Plural
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cuff ({{{1}}})
  1. The end of a shirt sleeve that covers the wrist.
  2. The end of a pants leg, folded up.
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Verb

Infinitive
to cuff

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to cuff (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To furnish with cuffs.
  2. (transitive) To handcuff.
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Etymology 2

Swedish kuffa, to knock[1][2] This definition is lacking an etymology or has an incomplete etymology. You can help Wiktionary by giving it a proper etymology.

Verb

Infinitive
to cuff

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to cuff (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To hit, as a reproach.
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References

  • Notes:
  1. 1.0 1.1 Etymology in Webster's revised dictionary
  2. ^ Etymology in Online Etymology's Dictionary

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