duff

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1duff

noun \ˈdəf\

Definition of DUFF

1
:  a boiled or steamed pudding often containing dried fruit
2
:  the partly decayed organic matter on the forest floor
3
:  fine coal :  slack

Origin of DUFF

English dialect, alteration of dough
First Known Use: 1816

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2duff

noun

Definition of DUFF

:  buttocks <get off your duff>

Origin of DUFF

origin unknown
First Known Use: circa 1837

3duff

adjective

Definition of DUFF

British

Origin of DUFF

duff, noun, something worthless, from 1duff
First Known Use: circa 1889

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