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To take huff

Huff \Huff\, n.

  1. A swell of sudden anger or arrogance; a fit of disappointment and petulance or anger; a rage. ``Left the place in a huff.''
    --W. Irving.

  2. A boaster; one swelled with a false opinion of his own value or importance.

    Lewd, shallow-brained huffs make atheism and contempt of religion the sole badge . . . of wit.

    To take huff, to take offence.