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1no object Of a large animal: to move aggressively toward a potential threat or prey, then abruptly stop without attacking; to perform a bluff charge.
2with object Of a large animal: to move aggressively toward (a potential threat or prey), then abruptly stop without attacking.
1970s; earliest use found in World's Cats. From bluff + charge, after bluff charge.
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