Pronunciation: bŭf
n.1.A sort of leather, prepared from the skin of the buffalo, dressed with oil, like chamois; also, the skins of oxen, elks, and other animals, dressed in like manner.
2.The color of buff; a light yellow, shading toward pink, gray, or brown.
3.A military coat, made of buff leather.
4.(Med.) The grayish viscid substance constituting the buffy coat. See Buffy coat, under Buffy, a.
5.(Mech.) A wheel covered with buff leather, and used in polishing cutlery, spoons, etc.
6.The bare skin; as, to strip to the buff.
To be in buff is equivalent to being naked.
- Wright.
a.1.Made of buff leather.
2.Of the color of buff.
Buff coat
a close, military outer garment, with short sleeves, and laced tightly over the chest, made of buffalo skin, or other thick and elastic material, worn by soldiers in the 17th century as a defensive covering.
Buff jerkin
originally, a leather waistcoat; afterward, one of cloth of a buff color.
Buff stick
(Mech.) a strip of wood covered with buff leather, used in polishing.
- Nares.
v. t.1.to polish with a soft cloth, especially one similar to a buff{5}. See Buff, n., 5.
1.To strike.
n.1.A buffet; a blow; - obsolete except in the phrase "Blindman's buff." See blindman's buff.
a.1.Firm; sturdy.
Noun1.Buffbuff - an ardent follower and admirer
Synonyms: devotee, lover, fan
2.buff - a soft thick undyed leather from the skins of e.g. buffalo or oxen
3.buff - bare skin; "swimming in the buff"
4.buff - a medium to dark tan color
5.buff - an implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block; used for polishing (as in manicuring)
Synonyms: buffer
Verb1.buff - strike, beat repeatedly; "The wind buffeted him"
Synonyms: buffet
2.buff - polish and make shiny; "buff the wooden floors"; "buff my shoes"
Synonyms: burnish, furbish, flush
Adj.1.buff - of the color of buff leather
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