Alf

[ alf; Norwegian ahlf ]
/ ælf; Norwegian ɑlf /

noun

a male given name, form of Alfred.

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Definition for alf (2 of 2)

Landon
[ lan-duh n ]
/ ˈlæn dən /

noun

AlfredAlf, Moss·man [maws-muh n, mos-] /ˈmɔs mən, ˈmɒs-/,1887–1987, U.S. politician.
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alf
/ (ælf) /

noun

Australian derogatory an uncultivated Australian

Word Origin for alf

from shortening of the name Alfred

British Dictionary definitions for alf (2 of 2)

ALF

abbreviation for (in Britain)

Animal Liberation Front
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