knuff

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Old English cnof (a churl).

Noun[edit]

knuff (plural knuffs)

  1. (obsolete) A lout; a clown.
    • Hayward
      The country knuffs, Hob, Dick, and Hick, / With clubs and clouted shoon.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for knuff in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


German[edit]

Verb[edit]

knuff

  1. Imperative singular of knuffen.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of knuffen.