The definition of a cuff is a fold or band at the end of a sleeve, or something that is wrapped around the wrist for constraint, or a slap.(noun)
Cuff is defined as to put bands around the wrist, or to fight or slap.(verb)
See cuff in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: by sense extension < ME cuffe, coffe, hand covering, glove < ? ML cuffia, head covering, parallel with OFr coife: see coif
Origin: Early ModE < ? cuff (in orig. sense “glove”)
See cuff in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English cuffe, mitten.
cuff 2transitive verb cuffed, cuff·ing, cuffs
Origin: Origin unknown.
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