caff

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of cafeteria

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Noun[edit]

caff (plural caffs)

  1. (Britain, slang) café, cafeteria.

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

caff

  1. Alternative form of chaf

Scots[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English calf (young cow).

Noun[edit]

caff

  1. Alternative form of cauf (calf (young cow))

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English caf, caff, kaf, kaff, alternative forms of chaf, from Old English ċeaf, *cæf, from Proto-Germanic *kafą.

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Noun[edit]

caff (uncountable)

  1. Chaff; the parts of harvested grain not usable as food, especially straw or husks.
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