haffet

[haf-it]

noun Scot.

the part of the face above the upper jaw; the cheekbone and temple.

Nearby words

  1. haeredes,
  2. haeremai,
  3. haeres,
  4. haet,
  5. haff,
  6. haffkine,
  7. hafiz,
  8. hafnium,
  9. haft,
  10. haftarah

Origin of haffet

1505–15; earlier halfet, halfhed, Old English healfhēafod sinciput, equivalent to healf side, part, half + hēafod head

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