This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word quaff
Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)
a hearty draft
gulp, quaff, swig(verb)
to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught
"The men gulped down their beers"
WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)
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.
Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)
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.]