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English → English (gcide) Definition: Stuff gown Stuff \Stuff\, n. [OF. estoffe, F. ['e]toffe; of uncertain origin, perhaps of Teutonic origin and akin to E. stop, v.t. Cf. Stuff, v. t.] 1. Material which is to be worked up in any process of manufacture. [1913 Webster] For the stuff they had was sufficient for all the work to make it, and too much. --Ex. xxxvi. 7. [1913 Webster] Ambitions should be made of sterner stuff. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The workman on his stuff his skill doth show, And yet the stuff gives not the man his skill. --Sir J. Davies. [1913 Webster] 2. The fundamental material of which anything is made up; elemental part; essence. [1913 Webster] Yet do I hold it very stuff o' the conscience To do no contrived murder. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Woven material not made into garments; fabric of any kind; specifically, any one of various fabrics of wool or worsted; sometimes, worsted fiber. [1913 Webster] What stuff wilt have a kirtle of? --Shak. [1913 Webster] It [the arras] was of stuff and silk mixed, though, superior kinds were of silk exclusively. --F. G. Lee. [1913 Webster] 4. Furniture; goods; domestic vessels or utensils. [1913 Webster] He took away locks, and gave away the king's stuff. --Hayward. [1913 Webster] 5. A medicine or mixture; a potion. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. Refuse or worthless matter; hence, also, foolish or irrational language; nonsense; trash. [1913 Webster] Anger would indite Such woeful stuff as I or Shadwell write. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 7. (Naut.) A melted mass of turpentine, tallow, etc., with which the masts, sides, and bottom of a ship are smeared for lubrication. --Ham. Nav. Encyc. [1913 Webster] 8. Paper stock ground ready for use. [1913 Webster] Note: When partly ground, called half stuff. --Knight. [1913 Webster] Clear stuff. See under Clear. Small stuff (Naut.), all kinds of small cordage. --Ham. Nav. Encyc. Stuff gown, the distinctive garb of a junior barrister; hence, a junior barrister himself. See Silk gown, under Silk. [1913 Webster]


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