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cuff Jonas

1. obsolete To knock one's knees together while walking or running (i.e., be "knock-kneed"). An unfortunate development in the boy's legs meant he cuffed Jonas as he ran.
2. obsolete To slap one's hands against one's sides or under one's armpits as a means of staying warm in cold weather. In wintertime, one can often see the homeless cuffing Jonas outside shelters and soup kitchens.
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