deef (comparative more deef, superlative most deef)
- (obsolete or dialectal) deaf
- 1884: Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapter VIII
- Then the captain sung out "Stand away!" and the cannon let off such a blast right before me that it made me deef with the noise and pretty near blind with the smoke, and I judged I was gone.
- deep (the traditional Ripuarian form, but archaic in many dialects)
- dief (southern Moselle Franconian)
From Old High German (*)diof, northern variant of tiof.
deef (masculine deefe, feminine deef, comparative deefer, superlative et deefste)
- (Ripuarian, nothern Moselle Franconian) deep
- second-person singular imperative of deefen
Old English dēaf
- deaf (unable to hear)
deef (comparative mair deef, superlative maist deef)