/ (ɔːf) /
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vet science an infectious disease of sheep and sometimes goats and cattle, characterized by scabby pustular lesions on the muzzle and lips; caused by a paramyxovirusTechnical name: contagious pustular dermatitis Also called: (Austral) scabby mouth
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Words nearby orf
Orestes complex, Øresund, ore tanker, -orexia, orexis, orf, orfe, Orfeo ed Euridice, Orff, orfray, org
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How to use orf in a sentence
T will take me clar up ter de time to start ter chech ter git dat mud orf him, en hard wurk at dat.
I bounter fix it or de stock will git out en go orf, you knows dat ez well az I duz.
Wy, a kid's Guy Fox on the fifth o' November 'ud give 'im hodds, and lick 'is 'ead orf—heasy!
Wish them gunsd knock orf a bit till we see what sorter damage weve done, said Pug.Grapes of wrath|Boyd Cable
The Tyrone tuk a little orf'cer bhoy, but divil a bit was he in command, as I'll dimonstrate presintly.Soldier Stories|Rudyard Kipling