buff nor stye

noun

Definition of buff nor stye

Scottish
: head nor tail : one thing or another couldn't make buff nor stye of his letter

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History and Etymology for buff nor stye

buff entry 7 + stye, origin unknown

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“Buff nor stye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buff%20nor%20stye. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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