noun Scot. and North England.
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"You are very much afraid of a waff of wind blowing on your cousin's name," I would cry.John Splendid|Neil Munro
Waffle, wof′l, n. a kind of batter-cake, baked over the fire in an iron utensil of hinged halves called a Waff′le-ī′ron.
He was that prood he was walkin' sae far back on his heels that a waff o' win' wad hae couped him, and whustlin' 'Dark Lochnagar.'Erchie|(AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
In Cumberland this apparition is known by the peasantry as a ‘swarth,’ and in Yorkshire by the name of a ‘waff.’The Ghost World|T. F. Thiselton (Thomas Firminger Thiselton) Dyer
But the natives just call it a Wiff-Waff—on account of the way it waves its tail, swimming, I imagine.The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle|Hugh Lofting