howf

howf

(haʊf; həʊf) or

howff

n
Scot a haunt, esp a public house
[C16: of uncertain origin]
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When I met Barbara, she was about 15, singing at the Howf in Dunfermline.
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He admitted trying to rob Sawney Bean's Howf in Saltcoats last April.
Their families can hardly afford food or rent, so howF can they afford clothes?
It now looks rather dandy and the new decor is a cross between a traditional Edinburgh howf and a quirky modern bar.
I can imagine old merchant navy guys enjoying one last dark rum in this wee howf before boarding ship at the nearby docks.
In my humble howf, it's more than pounds 800 a month - the price of two parttime bar jobs.
As usual in this back-street howf, any scintilla of knowledge outside horse-racing is greeted with derision.