[alf; Norwegian ahlf]
- a male given name, form of Alfred.
- AlfredAlf, Moss·man [maws-muh n, mos-] /ˈmɔs mən, ˈmɒs-/, 1887–1987, U.S. politician.
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Examples from the Web for alf
Alf Adams did not want to talk rats but he did want to show me his bottle collection preserved in a dusty shed.The Crazy Medieval Island of Sark
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“The Nationals are showing the world that we are on the map,” stickmaker Alf Jacques told Sports Illustrated in 2010.A Millennium After Inventing the Game, the Iroquois Are Lacrosse’s New Superpower
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The animated hit has had five song-filled episodes, largely featuring original compositions by esteemed TV composer Alf Clausen.11 Legendary Musical TV Episodes
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April 1, 2011
You go an' wash your 'ands, an' I'll 'ave your dinner up in 'alf a jiff!The Foolish Lovers
St. John G. Ervine
Alf struggled well, but he was no match for the muscles of the giant Dacotah.
"I'll tell you what it is, old man—we've missed the way," said Alf.
"We've been on no pleasure trip," interrupted Alf, with a sad smile.
"Let's hope that it comes from a throat that has something of civilisation about it," said Alf.
- Australian derogatory an uncultivated Australian
from shortening of the name Alfred
- Animal Liberation Front
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