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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Puffed Up.
 
Conceited; elated with conceit or praise; filled with wind. A puff is a tartlet with a very light or puffy crust.   1
        “That no one of you be puffed up one against another.”—1 Cor. iv. 6.
 


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