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      n  
1   
a    a soft thick flexible undyed leather made chiefly from the skins of buffalo, oxen, and elk  
b    (as modifier)  
a buff coat     
2   
a    a dull yellow or yellowish-brown colour  
b    (as adj.)  
buff paint     
3      (Also called)    buffer  
a    a cloth or pad of material used for polishing an object  
b    a flexible disc or wheel impregnated with a fine abrasive for polishing metals, etc., with a power tool  
4    Informal   one's bare skin (esp. in the phrase in the buff)  
      vb  
5    to clean or polish (a metal, floor, shoes, etc.) with a buff  
6    to remove the grain surface of (a leather)  
     (C16: from Old French buffle, from Old Italian bufalo, from Late Latin bufalus buffalo)  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
be consumed by an emotion; experience an intense feeling
be beside oneself with joy/ grief/ anger etc.
exp.
do something which puts you in a very difficult situation and limits the way that you can act
v.
utter a soliloquy ; talk to oneself
exp.
have a great time; enjoy oneself
exp.
to be unable to think for oneself
used in a condescending way
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