mafficking

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Mafeking (now known as Mahikeng), a city in South Africa. After the Siege of Mafeking was lifted in 1900, there were immense celebrations in Britain; the word mafficking was used to describe these celebrations.

Noun[edit]

mafficking ‎(countable and uncountable, plural maffickings)

  1. (dated) Extravagant rejoicings of a multitude.