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Definitions of oaf:

part of speech: noun

A foolish child, or idiot, left by fairies in place of another who is carried off by them; a dolt.

part of speech: noun

A foolish child left by the fairies in place of another: a dolt, an idiot.

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A machine for raising water in large quantities; a wheel moved by water, and employed to set machinery in motion- overshot, when the water acts on the wheel from above- undershot, when the water acts below on the lower part of the wheel- rim- breast, when the water acts on a part of the wheel- rim near the axis. ...

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