Definitions for quaffkwɒf, kwæf, kwɔf

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quaffkwɒf, kwæf, kwɔf(v.i.; v.t.)

  1. to drink copiously and with hearty enjoyment.

  2. (n.)an act or instance of quaffing.

  3. a beverage quaffed.

Origin of quaff:

1515–25; orig. uncert.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. quaff(verb)

    a hearty draft

  2. gulp, quaff, swig(verb)

    to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught

    "The men gulped down their beers"


  1. quaff(Noun)

    The act of quaffing, a deep draught.

  2. quaff(Verb)

    To drink or imbibe, especially with vigour.

  3. 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 Dictionary

  1. Quaff(verb)

    to drink with relish; to drink copiously of; to swallow in large draughts

  2. Quaff(verb)

    to drink largely or luxuriously

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