eft

eft

1 [eft]
noun
1.
a newt, especially the eastern newt, Notophthalmus viridescens (red eft) in its immature terrestrial stage.
2.
Obsolete. a lizard.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English evet(e), Old English efete; cf. newt

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eft

2 [eft]
adverb Archaic.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English, Old English; akin to aft, after

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eft1 (ɛft)
 
n
1.  a dialect or archaic name for a newt
2.  any of certain terrestrial newts, such as Diemictylus viridescens (red eft) of eastern North America
 
[Old English efeta]

eft2 (ɛft)
 
adv
archaic
 a.  again
 b.  afterwards
 
[Old English; see aft, after]

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eft
O.E. efte, efeta "small lizard-like animal," of unknown origin (see newt).
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EFT definition


electronic funds transfer

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EFT
electronic funds transfer
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