This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word quaff
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