bluff about

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  • He struggled to his feet and found that he was at the bottom of a bluff about twenty feet high. Cited from On Land And Sea At The Dardanelles, by Thomas Charles Bridges
  • Then the idea came into my head to work the bluff about old Mr. Thorpe. Cited from From the Housetops, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • It was all up with the bluff about money and investment. Cited from Sister Carrie, by Theodore Dreiser
  • I can see his bluff about Cherokee bein' weak has done decided her mind. Cited from Wolfville Nights, by Alfred Lewis
  • The main work was on a bluff about a hundred feet high, at a bend commanding the river below. Cited from The Gulf and Inland Waters, by A. T. Mahan
  • I been here in Pine Bluff about fifty or sixty years. Cited from Slave Narratives: Arkansas, Pt. 7, by Work Projects Administration
  • He has got along as well as he has, by bluff about his extensive acquaintance with literature, and his long experience in writing and publishing. Cited from Walking-Stick Papers, by Robert Cortes Holliday
  • She threw such a strong bluff about suing him for defamation of character that he came across with two hundred cold to keep her quiet. Cited from The Sorrows of a Show Girl, by Kenneth McGaffey
  • He's got nerve -- an' there ain't no bluff about it, neither. Cited from The Texan, by James B. Hendryx
  • They swagger and bluff about the world, but they know very well that the world's sniggering at them. Cited from Mr. Standfast, by John Buchan
  • But now that I'm on this bluff about what happened to-day, I've got to work it to a finish. Cited from The Skipper and the Skipped, by Holman Day
  • It's the real thing, too, and no flossy bluff about the lady's grouch. Cited from Torchy, by Sewell Ford
  • He always spoke to me as pleasantly as he knew how, and once made some sort of a bluff about paying me back for my trouble in bringing him around. Cited from Arizona Nights, by Stewart Edward White
  • I made him come along to Maggy's cabin, to show it weren't a bluff about the money. Cited from Mr. Scraggs, by Henry Wallace Phillips
  • They were not molested by Indians, and reached the Bluff about Christmas. Cited from The Winning of the West, Volume Two, by Theodore Roosevelt
  • Fiddler crabs such as Uca mjobergi have been shown to bluff about their fighting ability.
  • Old fellows like ye'ersilf an' me make a bluff about th' advantages iv age. Cited from Mr. Dooley Says, by Finley Dunne
  • The spur terminates in a small rock bluff about west of lower Hull Glacier.
  • The Agency was built on a commanding bluff about 40-60 feet above the valley floor.
  • I wa'n't throwin' any bluff about tryin' to look busy, either. Cited from Torchy, Private Sec., by Sewell Ford
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