abbreviation for (in New Zealand)

Trade Union Federation

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Examples from the Web for tuf

Historical Examples of tuf

  • Tuf a baronet, with four thousand a year if he's a shilling.

    The Wolves and the Lamb

    William Makepeace Thackeray

  • What was the use of the final letter in muff, and why take the trouble to write tough when tuf would do as well?


    Philip Gengembre Hubert

  • Hence arises a process of accommodation by which the word becomes either tupt or tufth (tuf).

    The English Language

    Robert Gordon Latham

  • Either the first letter may be accommodated to the second, tuf, or the second may be accommodated to the first, tupt.

    The English Language

    Robert Gordon Latham

  • Tuff, tuf, n. generally volcanic tuff, the name given to the comminuted rock-dbris ejected from a volcanic orifice.