Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
†STOWF, n., v. Also stouff, †stuff. [stʌuf]
I.n. Dust, fine powder (Ags. 1808 Jam., stuff).
Fif. 1827 W. Tennant Papistry 221:
A cloud o' limy stouff and stour.
II. v. tr. and intr. To send up or rise in clouds as a vapour. Only in Tennant.
Fif. 1827 W. Tennant Papistry 98–9:
Mirky clouds in th' afternoon Come stowfin' up the west . . . Sauces, soups, and geills, and creams, Up-stowfin' to the roof their steams.
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