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  • coarse stuff — noun : the mixture of plastering materials consisting of lime, sand, and hair used in the scratch and brown coats …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stuff (cloth) — Stuff was a type of coarse thickly woven cloth manufactured in various places, formerly including Kidderminster. Originally it was probably entirely of wool, but later a woolsey linsey cloth, made with a warp of linen yarn and a worsted weft. The …   Wikipedia

  • stuff — [stuf] n. [ME stoffe < OFr estoffe < estoffer, prob. < Gr styphein, to pull together, tighten < styppe, tow, coarse cloth of flax or hemp: see STOP] 1. the material or substance out of which anything is or can be made; raw material 2 …   English World dictionary

  • stuff — n. & v. n. 1 the material that a thing is made of; material that may be used for some purpose. 2 a substance or things or belongings of an indeterminate kind or a quality not needing to be specified (there s a lot of stuff about it in the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stuff — [14] Stuff is ultimately the same word as stop. It comes via Old French estoffer and prehistoric Germanic *stopfōn, earlier *stoppōn (source of English stop), from late Latin stuppāre ‘plug, stop up’. This originally denoted literally ‘stop up a… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • stuff — [14] Stuff is ultimately the same word as stop. It comes via Old French estoffer and prehistoric Germanic *stopfōn, earlier *stoppōn (source of English stop), from late Latin stuppāre ‘plug, stop up’. This originally denoted literally ‘stop up a… …   Word origins

  • coarse fodder — noun : a feeding stuff containing a relatively large percentage of crude fiber or water (as grass, hay, corn fodder, mangel wurzels) called also roughage …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fine stuff — fine fine (f[imac]n), a. [Compar. {finer} (f[imac]n [ e]r); superl. {finest}.] [F. fin, LL. finus fine, pure, fr. L. finire to finish; cf. finitus, p. p., finished, completed (hence the sense accomplished, perfect.) See {Finish}, and cf. {Finite} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thick stuff — Thick Thick (th[i^]k), a. [Compar. {Thicker} ( [ e]r); superl. {Thickest}.] [OE. thicke, AS. [thorn]icce; akin to D. dik, OS. thikki, OHG. dicchi thick, dense, G. dick thick, Icel. [thorn]ykkr, [thorn]j[ o]kkr, and probably to Gael. & Ir. tiugh.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Musselburg Stuff — An 18th century term for a coarse, narrow woollen cloth, made of Scottish wools, in Scotland …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • rough stuff — noun see roughstuff I, 2 * * * Informal. 1. violence, as physical assault, torture or shooting. 2. unnecessary violence or infractions of the rules, as in sports. 3. blatant vulgarity or obscenity. [1885 90] * * * rough stuff noun 1. Coarse paint …   Useful english dictionary


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