He nearly "run in" a young man we knew on the other side, and him as innocent about the duffing as the babe unborn.
So perhaps there won't be any need for "duffing" after all.'
But he was as innocent of all this duffing racket as Tottie Polwarth there.'
Doublet, a spurious diamond, made up of two smaller stones for pawning or duffing purposes.
Dick Bowers, who has been several times in custody for duffing, was charged with having robbed Mr. Philips, of Bryanstone-street.
"buttocks, rump," 1830s, of unknown origin.
The buttocks; rump; ass: A bunch of lazy guys sitting around on our duffs
[1830s+; origin uncertain; perhaps black slang for fud, ''buttocks,'' attested by 1785; perhaps fr duff, ''a (sailors') pudding boiled in a bag,'' which bag may have suggested a human fundament in shape; in this sense duff is a Northern pronunciation of dough]