While cuffing the suspect, (XXXX), XXXX kicked the suspect twice in the chest and once in the face.
"Come along then," cried the mob, cuffing and pulling the unfortunate stranger with them.
These were all fallen together by the ears, and were cuffing each other without any mercy.
They rolled on the sanded floor, kicking and cuffing, while the stranger sipped his gin and water and smoked placidly enough.
I think p. 13I should, in the event of his cuffing me, knock the Armenian down.
She growled fiercely, cuffing her cubs right and left and sending them scuttling and whining off into the bushes.
I think I should, in the event of his cuffing me, knock the Armenian down.
I must care, since I am shuffling about before you; getting a cuffing for my pains!
A belated March blizzard was slapping at the panes and cuffing the house-corners.
"Try then," said she, cuffing him daintily over the ears with her pretty pink palms.
"bottom of a sleeve," mid-14c., cuffe "hand covering, mitten, glove," perhaps somehow from Medieval Latin cuffia "head covering," of uncertain origin. Sense of "band around the sleeve" is first attested 1520s; sense of "hem of trousers" is 1911. Off the cuff "extemporaneously" is 1938 American English colloquial, suggesting an actor or speaker reading from notes jotted on his shirt sleeves rather than learned lines. Cuff links is from 1897.
"to put a cuff on," 1690s, from cuff (n.). Related: Cuffed; cuffing.
"hit," 1520s, of unknown origin, perhaps from Swedish kuffa "to thrust, push." Related: Cuffed; cuffing. As a noun from 1560s.
A bandlike structure encircling a part.
An inflatable band, usually wrapped around the upper arm, that is used along with a sphygmomanometer in measuring arterial blood pressure.
[1920s+; first two senses fr the notion of keeping track of debts by notations on the cuff of one's shirt]