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Bluff (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Bluff

Fierce, surly. He looked as bluff as bull beef.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Blue Ruin * Bluffer

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