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howf

howff

noun
  1. Scot a haunt, esp a public house
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Word Origin

C16: of uncertain origin
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Historical Examples

  • Those who frequented this howf, being generally elderly men, have now nearly all departed.

    The Book-Hunter

    John Hill Burton