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waff

[waf, wahf] /wæf, wɑf/
noun, Scot. and North England
1.
a puff or blast of air, wind, etc.
2.
a brief view; glance.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; derivative of dial. waff to wave
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British Dictionary definitions for waff

waff

/wæf; wɑːf/
noun (Scot & Northern English, dialect)
1.
a gust or puff of air
2.
a glance; glimpse
verb
3.
to flutter or cause to flutter
Word Origin
C16: Scottish and northern English variant of wave
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