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hauf

noun, determiner, adjective, adverb
  1. a Scot word for half
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Historical Examples

  • He holds a tumbler in his right hand, and swears, in his Yorkshire dialect, that he is 'King and a hauf!'

    The Bront Family, Vol. 2 of 2

    Francis A. Leyland

  • Says he, "I dinna doubt but she wad mak my parritch, but the plague is, she wad be fair to sup the hauf o' them."

  • We'd hauf an haar to wait for th' train to Payris, an' Billy made straight for th' refreshment raam.

    Seets I' Paris

    John Hartley

  • We've hauf a day to goa wanderin' abaat an' me i' this state—net fit to walk a yard.

    Seets I' Paris

    John Hartley

  • If he'd been seized wi th' neet-mare he wod'nt ha been hauf as helpless, as he wor under Billy's horse weight.

    Seets I' Paris

    John Hartley