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cuff

(kŭf),
Any structure with a gap that nearly encircles some extension or outgrowth, thus, anything shaped like a cuff.

cuff

(kŭf)
n.
1. A bandlike structure encircling a part.
2. An inflatable band, usually wrapped around the upper arm, that is used along with a sphygmomanometer in measuring arterial blood pressure.

cuff

(kŭf)
Any structure with a gap that nearly encircles some extension or outgrowth, thus, anything shaped like a cuff.
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Johnson's a joker I TAKE Brian Horton's remarks on Boris Johnson's appointment in the off-the-cuff jovial manner it intended.
Carwyn came out with the most exaggerated off-the-cuff claims for the Welsh NHS, and Leanne suggested that [inexperienced] civil servants should take over the management of the Indian steel giant Tata in Wales (who are losing over a PS1m a day).
IF there was one thing even more encouraging than England's Jos Buttler playing a succession of impossibly brilliant shots in an unbeaten 116 from 52 balls to clinch a one-day series win over Pakistan, it was the off-the-cuff decision to promote him up the order to No.4 - and to capitalise on a good start to the innings, rather than avert any crisis.
His off-the-cuff comments about a Fred West lookalike were hilarious and the gig would have been boosted by more off-script stand-up like that.
COUNCILLOR Neil McEvoy complains (Viewpoints, March 6) that I told the Echo about his off-the-cuff promise to give Cardiff council staff St David's Day off.
His off-the-cuff words were a true reflection of what every Scot felt about the cowardly attack on innocent people on our soil.
OFF-THE-CUFF comedy show Instant Wit, being performed in Bulkington, will draw on the audience for its hilarious content.
A SPANISH club chief staged a bizarre off-the-cuff protest against unfairness last weekend.
He did say an off-the-cuff remark which in the current climate was treated seriously."
While podcasts usually sound off-the-cuff with garbled sentences and dead spaces, others rival the quality of professional radio shows.
The off-the-cuff remarks, made by Mr Bloomberg privately during a lunch with firefighters,have left Dr Atkins's widow Veronica ``extremely upset and hurt'', her spokesman said.
Each point he makes may be valid in journalistic terms to attract readers, however these off-the-cuff remarks do little for the morale of the hard-working officers who DO produce positive results with reduced crime figures, and who DO get back on the streets and into the community.