verb (used without object)
Origin of howff
Examples from the Web for howff
Logan nipped the guard of his arm in heavy playfulness and led him to the Howff.
When they left the Howff they went to Gillespie's and drank more, and after that they roamed about the town.
At the end of ten minutes he would be gaping across the table, and wondering what they were doing at the Howff.
The Howff seemed full and frequented as if possessed of all its old celebrity.Old Mortality, Complete, Illustrated|Sir Walter Scott
Harm himself he did, for you could not associate with Jock M'Craw and the like without drinking in every howff you came across.