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haaf

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noun

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

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Origin of haaf

1785–95; <Scandinavian; compare Old Norse haf sea; cognate with Old English hæf; akin to heave
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British Dictionary definitions for haaf

haaf
/ (hɑːf) /

noun

a deep-sea fishing ground off the Shetland and Orkney Islands
Old English hæf sea; related to Old Norse haf; see heave
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