noun, plural quiff, quiffs. Slang.
- quill driver,
- quill pen,
- quillai bark
Origin of quiff1
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Examples from the Web for quiff
Well, our colonel says the "quiff" is "unsoldierly" and "disfiguring," and we 'ave got to bloomin' well lop it orf, no hank.Mr. Punch on the Warpath|Various
Word Origin for quiff
"curl or lock of hair over the forehead," 1890, originally a style among soldiers, of unknown origin. Perhaps connected with quiff "a puff or whiff of tobacco smoke" (1831, originally Southern U.S.), held to be a variant of whiff (n.).