preposition, adverb Scot.

aff. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of aff

Historical Examples of aff

  • Eh, gien they wad but stick i' my shune, and gang wi' them whan I pu' them aff!

    Heather and Snow

    George MacDonald

  • It's aff with her apron and on with her bonnet, iv'ry chance.

  • The straw was aff the handle, an' my father mended it wi' strings.'

    A Window in Thrums

    J. M. Barrie

  • Gin ye're no willin' to say saxpence, I'm aff to Will'um Pyatt's.

    Auld Licht Idylls

    J. M. Barrie

  • He's left the plow-tail an's aff to Edinburgh to mak' his fame an' fortune.'

    Greyfriars Bobby

    Eleanor Atkinson

British Dictionary definitions for aff





from; out of

Word Origin for aff

Old English of; Old Norse af
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