Definition of Scuffs

1. Verb. (third-person singular of scuff) ¹



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Definition of Scuffs

1. scuff [v] - See also: scuff

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scuffs

scuff mark
scuffball
scuffed
scuffer
scuffers
scuffing
scuffle
scuffle hoe
scuffled
scuffler
scufflers
scuffles
scuffling
scuffs (current term)
scuft
scufts
scug
scugged
scugging
scugs
scul
sculch
sculches
sculd
sculk
sculked
sculker
sculkers

Literary usage of Scuffs

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1. Sketches of Lynn, Or, The Changes of Fifty Years by David Newhall Johnson (1880)
"Perhaps I can get some ' scuffs.' I can earn thirty cents a day on them." The old shoemakers will understand what "scuffs" mean without turning to the ..."

2. The West Somerset Word-book: A Glossary of Dialectal and Archaic Words and by Frederick Thomas Elworthy (1886)
"Loose slippers—usually made of list. A purty old show you be, wi' nothin' but they old scuffs on, that nobody ..."

3. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1847)
"... of sleeping and waking, 103 Affection in melancholy, what, 109 Against abuses, repulse, injuries, contumely, disgraces, scuffs, 376 Against envy, livor, ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1816)
"... not to be depended upon, and his frequent scuffs at religion offensive to every sober mind. He had before been convicted of making false quotations, ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1835)
"On stunted feet its monstrous weight Climbs like a tower, in awkward And round and round, a scaly mail scuffs every effort to assail. ..."

6. Glimpses of Fifty Years: The Autobiography of an American Woman by Frances Elizabeth Willard (1889)
"... and our party scuffs along through the world- famed Mosque, looking with watchful eyes for traces of the temple, dear to Jew and Christian, ..."

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