Get your own copy of this book on Amazon

Buff-1 (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Buff-1

To stand buff; to stand the brunt. To swear as a witness. He buffed it home; and I was served; he swore hard against me, and I was found guilty.

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.

Buff * Buffer

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

Buckeen
Bucket
Buckinger’s Boot
Buckles
Budge
To Budge
Budget
Bufe
Bufe Nabber
Buff
Buff-1
Buffer
Buffer-1
Buffle-headed
Bug
To Bug
Bug-Hunter
Bugaboe
Bugaroch
Buggy
Bugger