maffick

maf·fick

 (măf′ĭk)
intr.v. maf·ficked, maf·fick·ing, maf·ficks Chiefly British
To rejoice or celebrate with boisterous public demonstrations.

[After Mafeking, South Africa, town with a British garrison besieged for 217 days during the Boer War whose relief (May 17, 1900) was celebrated in London.]

maffick

(ˈmæfɪk)
vb
(intr) archaic Brit to celebrate extravagantly and publicly
[C20: back formation from Mafeking (now Mafikeng), from the rejoicings at the relief of the siege there in 1900]
ˈmafficker n

maf•fick

(ˈmæf ɪk)

v.i.
to celebrate with extravagant demonstrations.
[1900; from Mafikeng, taken as v. + -ing1; from the joyous celebration of the relief of the besieged city]
maf′fick•er, n.

maffick


Past participle: mafficked
Gerund: mafficking

Imperative
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maffick
Present
I maffick
you maffick
he/she/it mafficks
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Preterite
I mafficked
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he/she/it mafficked
we mafficked
you mafficked
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Present Continuous
I am mafficking
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he/she/it is mafficking
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they are mafficking
Present Perfect
I have mafficked
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he/she/it has mafficked
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they have mafficked
Past Continuous
I was mafficking
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they were mafficking
Past Perfect
I had mafficked
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they had mafficked
Future
I will maffick
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Future Perfect
I will have mafficked
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Future Continuous
I will be mafficking
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mafficking
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mafficking
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mafficking
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Conditional
I would maffick
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Past Conditional
I would have mafficked
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we would have mafficked
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References in periodicals archive ?
On the celebration front the town was decorated with illuminations and the Examiner reported: "The rain during the morning and afternoon of VE Day at one time threatened to mar the proceedings but happily it cleared in the early evening and the people turned out in their thousands to see the illuminations and to maffick a little.
The next event will feature Maffick director and lead consultant Belina Raffy, as well as improvisation expert Paul Z Jackson.
Bringing a new music hall song: 'Mother, may I go and maffick, run about and hinder traffic?
He will be showing entrepreneurs how to fine-tune their pitches at a Newcastle Science City workshop, called Building Business Success Stories, at Time Central on March 16 and 17, alongside improvisation expert Belina Raffy from innovation consultants Maffick.