BARFS

barf

[bahrf]
verb, noun Slang.

Origin:
1955–60; expressive word of uncertain origin

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barf (bɑːf)
 
vb
1.  to vomit
 
n
2.  the act of vomiting
3.  the matter ejected in vomiting
 
[C20: probably of imitative origin]

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barf
"to vomit or retch,"1960, Amer.Eng. slang, probably onomatopoeic. Barf bag "air sickness pouch" attested from 1966.
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BARF
best available retrofit facility
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