DARE entry for pluff

Joan H. Hall jdhall at WISC.EDU
Wed May 26 18:59:56 UTC 2010

DARE has an entry for "pluff" as an adjective, defined "Of mud: of a
fine, silty texture." The etymology says it's from a southwestern
English dialect term "pluff" or "pluffy" meaning soft or spongy. Our
regional label is "Chiefly SC."

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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