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Alf

[alf; Norwegian ahlf] /ælf; Norwegian ɑlf/
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Alfred.

Landon

[lan-duh n] /ˈlæn dən/
noun
1.
Alfred ("Alf") Mossman [maws-muh n,, mos-] /ˈmɔs mən,, ˈmɒs-/ (Show IPA), 1887–1987, U.S. politician.
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  • His eyes had already the keenness of a falcon, and so straight and strong he grew that the heart of King Alf was filled with joy.

    Stories from Northern Myths Emilie Kip Baker
  • "I'll tell you what it is, old man—we've missed the way," said Alf.

    The Fiery Totem Argyll Saxby
  • It would not be easy to give Alf an uncomfortable thought about his Carlen.

    Between Whiles Helen Hunt Jackson
  • Or could the worst have happened, and Alf be even now—— No, no.

    The Fiery Totem Argyll Saxby
  • At the end of the passage, facing the ravine, I stood and talked to Guinea, while Alf was hitching the mare to the buck-board.

    The Jucklins Opie Read
  • Look at here, Alf; you don't pull me next time my lamps ain't lit.

    "Captains Courageous" Rudyard Kipling
  • As I entered the corridor of the jail I saw Alf's face brighten behind the bars.

    The Jucklins Opie Read
British Dictionary definitions for Alf

alf

/ælf/
noun
1.
(Austral, derogatory) an uncultivated Australian
Word Origin
from shortening of the name Alfred

ALF

abbreviation (in Britain)
1.
Animal Liberation Front
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Alf in Technology
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Related Abbreviations for Alf

ALF

1.
American Liver Foundation
2.
assisted living facility
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