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Puffer

Puff´er
n.1.One who puffs; one who praises with noisy or extravagant commendation.
2.One who is employed by the owner or seller of goods sold at suction to bid up the price; a by-bidder.
3.(Zool.) Any plectognath fish which inflates its body, as the species of Tetrodon and Diodon of the family Tetraodontidae; - called also blower, puff-fish, swellfish, and globefish. They are highly poisonous due to the presence of glands containing a potent toxin, tetrodotoxin. Nevertheless they are eaten as a delicacy in Japan, being prepared by specially licensed chefs who remove the poison glands.
4.(Dyeing) A kier.
Noun1.Pufferpuffer - delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver
Synonyms: blowfish, sea squab
2.puffer - any of numerous marine fishes whose elongated spiny body can inflate itself with water or air to form a globe; several species contain a potent nerve poison; closely related to spiny puffers
Synonyms: globefish, blowfish

PUFFER, commerce, contracts. A person employed by the owner of property which is sold at auction to bid it up, who does so accordingly, for the purpose of raising the price upon bona fide bidders.
     2. This is a fraud which at the choice of the purchaser invalidates the sale. 5 Madd. R. 37, 440; 3 Madd. R. 112; 12 Ves. 483; l Fonb. Eq. 227, n; 2 Kent, Com. 423; 11 Serg. & Rawle, 86; Cowp. 395; 3 Ves. jun. 628; 6 T. R. 642; 2 Bro. C. C. 326; 3 T. R. 93, 95; 1 P. A. Browne, Rep. 346; 2 Hayw. R. 328; Sugd. Vend. 16; 4 Harr. & McH. 282; 2 Dev. 126; 2 Const. Rep. 821;. 3 Marsh. 526.

blowfish, fugu, globefish, saltwater fish, sea squab
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Puet
Puff
puff adder
puff batter
Puff bird
puff of air
puff out
puff paste
puff up
Puff-leg
Puff-legged
Puffball
puffbird
puffed
puffed rice
puffed wheat
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Puffery
Puffin
Puffiness
Puffing
Puffing adder
Puffing pig
Puffingly
Puffinus
Puffinus puffinus
PUFFT
Puffy
Pug
Pug mill
Pug nose
Pug piling
pug-dog
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