What does quaff mean?

Definitions for quaff
kwɒf, kwæf, kwɔfquaff

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quaffverb

    a hearty draft

  2. gulp, quaff, swigverb

    to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught

    "The men gulped down their beers"

Wiktionary

  1. quaffnoun

    The act of quaffing, a deep draught.

    Etymology: 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.

  2. quaffverb

    To drink or imbibe, especially with vigour.

    Etymology: 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. Quaffverb

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

    Etymology: [For quach, fr. Gael. & Ir. cuach a drinking cup; cf. L. caucus a drinking vessel. Cf. Quaigh.]

  2. Quaffverb

    to drink largely or luxuriously

    Etymology: [For quach, fr. Gael. & Ir. cuach a drinking cup; cf. L. caucus a drinking vessel. Cf. Quaigh.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Quaff

    kwaf, v.t. to drink in large draughts.—v.i. to drink largely.—n. Quaff′er. [Quach, quaich,—Gael. and Ir. cuach, a bowl.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quaff in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quaff in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of quaff in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Every sunny morning is a great fountain; we quaff 'sweet hope' from it.

Images & Illustrations of quaff

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  • trinkenGerman
  • boireFrench
  • ख़ाली करनाHindi
  • tracannareItalian
  • го́лтаMacedonian
  • хлебну́ть, глота́ть, [[пить]] [[залп, глотну́ть, пивну́ть, [[осуши́ть]] [[залп, загла́тыватьRussian
  • quaffSwedish

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