from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A form of cuff worn in England in the eighteenth century. See
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Much can be found to admire here in cut, taste and craftsmanship, the cleverly supported flared coats, the playful boot-cuff sleeves popular for ten years from 1725, the beautiful greens, the periodic reversions to plainer surfaces, often reflecting European fashions.
New Statesman 2009