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noun [countable]     cuff pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    the part of a sleeve that fits around your wrist
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  2. 2
    American the bottom edge of the leg of a pair of pants that is folded up
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  3. 3


    [plural] informal handcuffs
  4. 4
    mainly British if you give someone a cuff, you hit them with your open hand, usually on the head


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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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