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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg; Shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist v. - Confine or restrain with or as if with manacles; Hit with the hand.

Usage examples (28)
  • The sleeves were close-fitting, with a little plain cuff of crepe.
  • The first thing I see right off the cuff is this group is still in love with LaVey and his plagiarist thoughts!
  • The closer, LHP Eddie Guardado, who has a tear in his left rotator cuff, is throwing pain-free and expected to be ready.
  • The drapery of the jimping of the bottom and the cuff are the same as usual. for more
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