Definitions starting with C

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 /kófi/ Coffee /kóhfi/ [cf. US Black Cuffee black person (Major); US dial. South idem (fa­miliar or humorous) ADD; DJE, from Twi Kòfi day-name for a male born on Friday obs.; back­ward or stupid person] n. 1. Obs. a man's name: 1832 Employed all hands weeding as above ex­cept. . .Cuffey (Farquharson x).

2.   a man's nickname. (Andros)

3.   a woman's name, (San Sal.)

4.   a disagreeable person who can't get along with others. (Eleu)

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Last update: 2011-02-05 18:47
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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