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quaff(kwŏf, kwăf, kwôf)
v. quaffed, quaff·ing, quaffs
To drink (a beverage) heartily: quaffed the ale with gusto.
To drink a liquid heartily: quaffed from the spring.
A hearty draft of liquid.
to drink heartily or in one draught
[C16: perhaps of imitative origin; compare Middle Low German quassen to eat or drink excessively]
quaff(kwɒf, kwæf, kwɔf)
1. to drink copiously and with hearty enjoyment.n.
2. an act or instance of quaffing.
3. a beverage quaffed.
[1515–25; orig. uncertain]
Past participle: quaffed
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|Noun||1.||quaff - a hearty draft|
|Verb||1.||quaff - to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught; "The men gulped down their beers"|