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Puffing (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Puffing

Bidding at an auction, as above; also praising any thing above its merits, from interested motives. The art of puffing is at present greatly practised, and essentially necessary in all trades, professions, and callings. To puff and blow; to be out of breath.

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

Puff Guts * Pug

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Public Man
Public Ledger
Pucker
Pucker Water
Puddings
Pudding-headed Fellow
Pudding Sleeves
Pudding Time
Puff
Puff Guts
Puffing
Pug
Pug Carpenteter
Pug Drink
Pugnosed
Pully Hawly
Pull
Pump
Pump Water
Punch
Punk