also haaf, Baltic lagoon, separated from open sea by a sandbar, German, from Middle Low German haf "sea," related to Old Norse, Swedish haf "the sea, especially "the high sea," Danish hav, Old Frisian hef, Old English hæf "sea," perhaps literally "the rising one," and related to the root of heave.
Examples from the Web for haff
"Conjugate 'do haff' in der sentence, 'I haff a golt mine," the professor ordered.Toaster's Handbook|Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
Everybody was now half and half, or, as Tudie vividly spoke it, "haff and hahf."In a Little Town|Rupert Hughes
De Mrs. like me and she like me and she say effen you want sompin ask foh it, anytime you want sompin or haff to have, get it.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration
"Vel, I don'd know but I haff some off dose anxiety to get rich, vonce in a vile," Fritz admitted.Fritz to the Front|Edward L. Wheeler
"I haff heard dat you are here," he told them, casting a glance first at one and then at the other.On the Road to Bagdad|F. S. Brereton