Definition of Riffed

1. Verb. (past of riff) ¹



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Definition of Riffed

1. riff [v] - See also: riff

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Riffed

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rifamycin
rifamycin B oxidase
rifamycins
rifapentine
rife
rifely
rifeness
rifenesses
rifer
rifest
riff
riff-raff
riffage
riffages
riffed (current term)
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riffs
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Literary usage of Riffed

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1. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1899)
"He first riffed the Frenchman, tearing open his coat, and feeling in his pockets : he then scalped him, and with his bleeding knife in his month advanced ..."

2. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"The whole Roman world was ransacked for building materials and pagan temples riffed of their marble and porphyry, to adorn Justinian's architectural ..."

3. The Works of that Learned and Judicious Divine, Mr. Richard Hooker: With an by Richard Hooker, Izaak Walton (1865)
"... necks groan in the pangs of their zeal to see the houses of bishops riffed, and their so long desired livings gloriously divided amongst the righteous! ..."

4. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1849)
"... tho' the nest O' the Phoenix riffed seemd to amaze the feast, And the ocean left so poor that it alone Could since vaunt wretched herring and poor John. ..."

5. Commentaries on the Law of Bailments: With Illustrations from the Civil and by Joseph Story (1840)
"... where a shipmaster, having received a trunk of goods on board his vessel to be carried to another port, on the passage broke open the trunk, and riffed ..."

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