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haaf

[hahf] /hɑf/
noun
1.
deep-sea fishing grounds off the Shetland and Orkney Islands.
Origin of haaf
1785-1795
1785-95; < Scandinavian; compare Old Norse haf sea; cognate with Old English hæf; akin to heave
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haaf

/hɑːf/
noun
1.
a deep-sea fishing ground off the Shetland and Orkney Islands
Word Origin
Old English hæf sea; related to Old Norse haf; see heave
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