from The Century Dictionary.
- To shift; waver.
- To blow unsteadily or in flaws.
- To rumple; roughen.
- noun A merrymeeting; a feast.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
I have started to reload for my .308, and I get all huffle-puff every time I come across a piece of boxer primed brass in the midts of otherwise useful berdan primed brass.
"Lock closes in one minutel Insid huffle or dusti"
And all the Stars a Stage Blish, James 1960
Egdon Heth is a bad place to get lost in, and the winds do huffle queerer tonight than ever I heard 'em afore.
I am just as appalled, but it's not like we as a nation did anything but huffle and splutter angrily the last two times they outrageously misspent bailout money.
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