Definition of cuff:
bib, hit, stripe, clip, hem, truss, bludgeon, manacle, breast, double, smack, crack, buttonhole, offhand, bodice, armhole, rap, batter, billy club, Breathalyzer, band, cruiser, butt, collar, whack, clout, flak jacket, extemporaneous, arm, bop, attack, knock, calamity, cut, unfurl, stroke, unofficial, turnup, close, baton, chop, boot, thump, chain, beat, punch, body armor, concussion, hammer blow, extemporaneously, chevron, buffet, handcuffs, spat, tether, tie up, gag, beat up, blow, harness, bonk, breast pocket, unfold, bump, care label, yoke, shock, Denver boot, strike, bust, slap, shackle, lash, fold up, swat, spank, whomp, handcuff, box, disaster, misfortune, stun, coattails, cuffs, fold, handlock.
- "The Fighting Chance", Robert W. Chambers.
- "England and the War", Walter Raleigh.
The cuff, for instance, originally intended to protect the skin from contact with unwashable fabrics, degenerated into a mere bit of " trimming," which has lost all its meaning, which may be set anywhere on the sleeve.- "The Bent Twig", Dorothy Canfield.