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 for Clear stuff
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stuff \Stuff\, n. [OF. estoffe, F. ['e]toffe; of uncertain
     origin, perhaps of Teutonic origin and akin to E. stop, v.t.
     Cf. Stuff, v. t.]
     1. Material which is to be worked up in any process of
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              For the stuff they had was sufficient for all the
              work to make it, and too much.        --Ex. xxxvi.
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              Ambitions should be made of sterner stuff. --Shak.
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              The workman on his stuff his skill doth show,
              And yet the stuff gives not the man his skill. --Sir
                                                    J. Davies.
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     2. The fundamental material of which anything is made up;
        elemental part; essence.
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              Yet do I hold it very stuff o' the conscience
              To do no contrived murder.            --Shak.
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     3. Woven material not made into garments; fabric of any kind;
        specifically, any one of various fabrics of wool or
        worsted; sometimes, worsted fiber.
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              What stuff wilt have a kirtle of?     --Shak.
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              It [the arras] was of stuff and silk mixed, though,
              superior kinds were of silk exclusively. --F. G.
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     4. Furniture; goods; domestic vessels or utensils.
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              He took away locks, and gave away the king's stuff.
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     5. A medicine or mixture; a potion. --Shak.
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     6. Refuse or worthless matter; hence, also, foolish or
        irrational language; nonsense; trash.
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              Anger would indite
              Such woeful stuff as I or Shadwell write. --Dryden.
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     7. (Naut.) A melted mass of turpentine, tallow, etc., with
        which the masts, sides, and bottom of a ship are smeared
        for lubrication.                            --Ham. Nav.
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     8. Paper stock ground ready for use.
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     Note: When partly ground, called half stuff. --Knight.
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     Clear stuff. See under Clear.
     Small stuff (Naut.), all kinds of small cordage. --Ham.
        Nav. Encyc.
     Stuff gown, the distinctive garb of a junior barrister;
        hence, a junior barrister himself. See Silk gown, under
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clear \Clear\ (kl[=e]r), a. [Compar. Clearer (-[~e]r); superl.
     Clearest.] [OE. cler, cleer, OF. cler, F. clair, fr.L.
     clarus, clear, bright, loud, distinct, renowned; perh. akin
     to L. clamare to call, E. claim. Cf. Chanticleer,
     Clairvoyant, Claret, Clarify.]
     1. Free from opaqueness; transparent; bright; light;
        luminous; unclouded.
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              The stream is so transparent, pure, and clear.
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              Fair as the moon, clear as the sun.   --Canticles
                                                    vi. 10.
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     2. Free from ambiguity or indistinctness; lucid; perspicuous;
        plain; evident; manifest; indubitable.
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              One truth is clear; whatever is, is right. --Pope.
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     3. Able to perceive clearly; keen; acute; penetrating;
        discriminating; as, a clear intellect; a clear head.
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              Mother of science! now I feel thy power
              Within me clear, not only to discern
              Things in their causes, but to trace the ways
              Of highest agents.                    --Milton.
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     4. Not clouded with passion; serene; cheerful.
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              With a countenance as clear
              As friendship wears at feasts.        --Shak.
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     5. Easily or distinctly heard; audible; canorous.
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              Hark! the numbers soft and clear
              Gently steal upon the ear.            --Pope.
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     6. Without mixture; entirely pure; as, clear sand.
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     7. Without defect or blemish, such as freckles or knots; as,
        a clear complexion; clear lumber.
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     8. Free from guilt or stain; unblemished.
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              Statesman, yet friend to truth! in soul sincere,
              In action faithful, and in honor clear. --Pope.
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     9. Without diminution; in full; net; as, clear profit.
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              I often wished that I had clear,
              For life, six hundred pounds a-year.  --Swift
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     10. Free from impediment or obstruction; unobstructed; as, a
         clear view; to keep clear of debt.
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               My companion . . . left the way clear for him.
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     11. Free from embarrassment; detention, etc.
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               The cruel corporal whispered in my ear,
               Five pounds, if rightly tipped, would set me clear.
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     Clear breach. See under Breach, n., 4.
     Clear days (Law.), days reckoned from one day to another,
        excluding both the first and last day; as, from Sunday to
        Sunday there are six clear days.
     Clear stuff, boards, planks, etc., free from knots.
     Syn: Manifest; pure; unmixed; pellucid; transparent;
          luminous; obvious; visible; plain; evident; apparent;
          distinct; perspicuous. See Manifest.
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