deep-sea fishing grounds off the Shetland and Orkney Islands.

Origin of haaf

1785–95; < Scandinavian; compare Old Norse haf sea; cognate with Old English hæf; akin to heave
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a deep-sea fishing ground off the Shetland and Orkney Islands

Word Origin for haaf

Old English hæf sea; related to Old Norse haf; see heave
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