- a Scot word for half
Examples from the Web for hauf
Historical Examples of hauf
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."Amusing Prose Chap Books
We'd hauf an haar to wait for th' train to Payris, an' Billy made straight for th' refreshment raam.
We've hauf a day to goa wanderin' abaat an' me i' this state—net fit to walk a yard.
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.