a hearty draft
gulp, quaff, swig(verb)
to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught
"The men gulped down their beers"
The act of quaffing, a deep draught.
To drink or imbibe, especially with vigour.
Origin: Attested since the mid 16th century, of uncertain origin. Suggestions include connection with Irish Gaelic cauch (whence Scots quaich, queff). The noun is derived from the verb, since the later 16th century.
to drink with relish; to drink copiously of; to swallow in large draughts
to drink largely or luxuriously
Origin: [For quach, fr. Gael. & Ir. cuach a drinking cup; cf. L. caucus a drinking vessel. Cf. Quaigh.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kwaf, v.t. to drink in large draughts.—v.i. to drink largely.—n. Quaff′er. [Quach, quaich,—Gael. and Ir. cuach, a bowl.]
The numerical value of quaff in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of quaff in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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Every sunny morning is a great fountain; we quaff 'sweet hope' from it.
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