zarf

zarf

[zahrf]
noun
(in the Levant) a holder, usually of ornamental metal, for a coffee cup without a handle.
Also, zurf.


Origin:
1830–40; < Arabic ẓarf vessel, sheath

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zarf (zɑːf)
 
n
(esp in the Middle East) a holder, usually ornamental, for a hot coffee cup
 
[from Arabic: container, sheath]

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zarf definition

[zɑrf]
  1. n.
    an ugly and repellent male. : That zarf is Martin, and he makes all As, and he helps me with my homework, so just shut up!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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