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corf

 (kôrf)
n. pl. corves (kôrvz) Chiefly British
A truck, tub, or basket used in a mine.

[Middle English, basket, from Middle Dutch corf or Middle Low German korf, both probably from Latin corbis.]

corf

(kɔːf)
n, pl corves
(Mining & Quarrying) Brit a wagon or basket used formerly in mines
[C14: from Middle Dutch corf or Middle Low German korf, probably from Latin corbis basket]
References in classic literature ?
"Say, Corf," Atkinson bustled up to me, "is your machine running?"
I'm going to get out of San Francisco, Corf. Take my advice and get out, too.
This expectation was based on previous research that showed highly identified fans tend to BIRG more and CORF less than low identity fans (e.g., Kwon, 2008: Wann, 1990; Warm et al., 1993), and males are more likely to be highly identified (die-hard) fans whereas females are more likely to be low identity (fair-weather) fans (Fink, et al., 2002a).
Dean Sullivan, Anthony Williams and Andrew Agnew are starring in Aladdin Liz Corf and Mike Wooley on stage at New Brighton's Floral Pavilion after Mike proposed during the panto
ACTING UP: Dean Sullivan, Anthony Williams and Andrew Agnew are starring in Aladdin at the Floral Pavilion SURPRISE: Liz Corf and Mike Wooley on stage with their son Leighton and the cast of Aladdin