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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Baffle.
 
To erase the cognisance of a recreant knight. To degrade a knight from his rank. To be knocked about by the winds.   1
       
“I am disgraced, impeached, and baffled here.”
       
Shakespeare: Richard II., act i. 1.
 


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