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Tuffet (A)

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A small tuft or clump. Strange that this word, so universally known, has never been introduced into our dictionaries, to the best of my knowledge.

Little Miss Muffet

Sat on a tuffet

Eating her curds and whey …”


Nursery Rhymes.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Tu Queque
Tu-ral-lu
Tub
Tub, Tubbing
Tub-woman (A)
Tuba [happiness]
Tuck
Tucker
Tuffet (A)
Tuft
Tuft-hunter
Tug
Tug of War (The)
Tuileries (Paris) [tile-kilns]
Tulcan Bishops
Tulip
Tulip Mania
Tumbledown Dick
Tun