/ (ɜːf) /
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noun plural erven (ˈɜːvən)
Southern African a plot of land, usually urban, marked off for building purposes
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/ (ɜːf) /
n acronym for
electrorheological fluid: a man-made liquid that thickens or solidifies when an electric current passes through it and returns to a liquid when the current ceases
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How to use erf in a sentence
Prue had just time to seize a bite before she went to dress for a frankly confessed dancing-bout at Eliza Erf's.In a Little Town|Rupert Hughes
I bin in 'ere 'bout erf an hour, I hev, and ain't seed nowt so fur!