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“Puffers”, one cries (7)

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I believe the answer is:

bellows

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Here is my best explanation:

This clue might be a double definition.

'puffers' is the first definition.

Although both the answer and definition are plural nouns, I don't see how they can define each other.

'one cries' is the second definition.

(bellow is a kind of cry)

This clue was last seen in Evening Standard

(Other definitions for bellows that I've seen before include "Instrument for creating a stream of air", "Wind pump; shouts", "Air blower for fire", "Shouts loudly", "Roars at part of the organ", "Shouts; an air-pump", "sings very loudly", "camera part", "Fan of fire" and "Device supplying an organ with air".)

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