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  1. Cuffy: Coffy, or Kofi, was an Akan man who was captured in his native West Africa and sold into slavery to work in the plantations of the Dutch colony of Berbice in present-day Guyana. He became famous because in 1763 he led a revolt of more than 2,500 slaves against the colony regime. Today, he is a national hero in Guyana.
    • nationality: Guyana
    • died in (253 years ago)
  2. Cuffy a.k.a. Ryan McDonell is an actor, musician and singer-songwriter.

There are other people with in their name, like Cameron Cuffy.

Characters

  1. Cuffy is a fictional character from the 1995 film Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead.
  2. Cuffy is a fictional character from the 1938 film You and Me.

There are other characters with in their name, like Cuffy Meigs.

Miscellanea

Cuffy was a British sitcom from 1983. It spawned off from the 1980-1981 ATV comedy-drama Shillingbury Tales, and both series were created by Francis Essex. In Shillingbury Tales, the character of Cuffy appeared in two episodes and was played by Bernard Cribbins, who reprised this role, now given centre stage, for this series, alongside with the rest of the main Shillingbury cast: Jack Douglas as farmer Jake, Linda Hayden as his daughter Mandy, Nigel Lambert as the Reverend Norris, and Diana King as the local spinster Mrs. Simkins.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cuffy

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Google previewNew York Court of Appeals. Records and Briefs.

69 NY2D 255, RECORD part 1, CUFFY V CITY OF NEW YORK by New York (State).

Cuffy from testifying to any dealings with Lieutenant MOretti since Mr. Cuffy is an interested witness.

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Gypsies' Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology (1897)

by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland

Cuffy, cuffee (West Indian), a word generally applied to negroes, and which was at one time a very common name among them. Literally it means ' ' Thursday." Among the Guinea and Dahomey negroes every man receives a name from the ...

Google previewDictionary of the Slang-English of Australia and of Some Mixed Languages (1892)

by Karl August Lentzner

Cuffy, cuffee, a word generally applied to negroes, and which was at one time a very common name among them. Literally it means "Thursday". Among the Guinea and Dahomey negroes every man receives a name from the day of the week ...

Google previewDictionary of Caribbean English Usage (2003)

by Richard Allsopp, Jeannette Allsopp

as ex Yaka kufi 'the closed fist', kafu ' impact', or indirectly through the popular Twi name Kofi/Cuffy applied to a ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms (1877)

A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded as Peculiar to the United States by John Russell Bartlett

Cuffy. A very common term for a Negro. To cultivate. To use the implement named " cultivator; " as a verb tr. and intr. The ordinary word in Eastern Connecticut. Gunners. Univalve shells of the genus Patella. New England. Two fishermen had ...

Google previewBARTLETT'S DICTIONARY OF AMERICANISMS (1859)

by JOHN RUSSELL BARTLETT

Cuffy. A very common term for a negro. Cunner, or Conner. See Burgall. Two fishermen had been despatched at daybreak to procure a supply of cod for a chowder and cunners for a fry, and we were expecting a rare supper. — Lee, Merrimack ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, 2nd ed. enlarged (1859)

by John Russell Bartlett

Cuffy. A very common term for a negro. Cunner, or Conner. See Burgall. Two fishermen had been despatched at daybreak to procure a supply of cod for a chowder and cunners for a fry, and we were expecting a rare supper. — Lee, Merrimack ...

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Scrabble value of C3U1F4F4Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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