Scuff (?), n. [Cf. D. schoft shoulder, Goth. skuft hair of the head. Cf. Scruff.]

The back part of the neck; the scruff.

[Prov. Eng.]

Ld. Lytton.


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Scuff, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Scuffed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Scuffing.] [See Scuffle.]

To walk without lifting the feet; to proceed with a scraping or dragging movement; to shuffle.


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