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yaff

[ yaf ]
/ yæf /
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verb (used without object) Scot. and North England.
to bark; yelp.
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Origin of yaff

1600–10; perhaps blend of dial. waff bark and yap or yawp
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How to use yaff in a sentence

  • Tchertop-hanov did not find Yaff; he had, in the words of his valet, set off for Moscow the evening before.

  • Mot herl yaff ecti onk nocksal loth ervir tu esperfec tlyc old.

    Cobwebs From an Empty Skull|Ambrose Bierce (AKA: Dod Grile)
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