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buff — “A fellow all in,” THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, iv. 2. 36 ; “in a suit of buff,” THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, iv. 2. 45 ; “And is not a buff jerkin a most sweet robe of durance?” 1 HENRY IV., i. 2. 41. Buff was formerly worn by sergeants and catchpoles. See durance, etc.

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    • William Shakespeare, The Comedy of Errors, 4.2
    • William Shakespeare, The First Part of Henry IV, 1.2
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