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Puff (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Puff

Puffer

One who bids at auctions, not with an intent to buy, but only to raise the price of the lot; for which purpose many are hired by the proprietor of the goods on sale.

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

Pudding Time * Puff Guts

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Puddings
Pudding-headed Fellow
Pudding Sleeves
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Puff Guts
Puffing
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Pug Carpenteter
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Pull
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