haaf

[ hahf ]
/ hɑf /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. ha-ha,
  2. ha-nasi,
  3. ha1 virus,
  4. ha2 virus,
  5. haa,
  6. haag,
  7. haag, den,
  8. haakon iv,
  9. haakon vii,
  10. haar

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

Word Origin for haaf

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

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