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howf

(haʊf; həʊf) or

howff

n
Scot a haunt, esp a public house
[C16: of uncertain origin]
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AOS Bandits v AOS A; Greens X v Townhouse S; Greens Z v Fleshers; Pleuchies Howff v Worlds End B; Sands Sports Bar v The Lantern; World's End A v The Howff; Victoria Inn v Greens K; Townhouse v Glenpark.
It was an excellent way to introduce new people into the sport and a formula which could be easily copied by other organisations who wish to use the Lake's Howff, boats and beach.
You can stay in a pod, a shepherd's hut or luxury family pod for PS85 a night; the Howff sleeps 10 for PS150 per night; a llamathemed hut for four costs PS90 a night; the Goods Wagon is PS110 a night.
On one end nestles a tiny wee howff with an open coal fire set into a stone alcove, which was crackling away invitingly when Pub Spy stopped off for an afternoon refreshment on a recent chilly spring day.
All bars taking part include The Abbey, Burger and Keg, The Gantry, The Anchor, The Patter Bar, Manhattans, The Wee Howff and Hamishes' Hoose are sending some of their regulars and they are: Alison McGurn, Blair Cochran, Cat Caldwell, Claire Casey, David Shaw, David Small, Erin Bolland, George McNaught, Graeme Kerr, Janice Hamilton, Jimmy Naw, Jodie Campbell, John Condron, John Devine, John Griffin, Jordan
That scene had its nucleus at Edinburgh's Howff folk club and other principals during that 60s heyday included Robin Williamson, Anne Briggs and Barbara Dickson.
The Nether Inn outside the train station exit is a good place to start, followed by The Old Bank Bar and The Counting House just off of The Howff Burial Ground.
"It's an attractive idea that there may have a welcoming 'howff' at Shetland's southern landfall and perfectly possible.
RAISE a glass in The Globe Inn to toast Burns in his favourite howff - Old Scots for meeting place.
The whole place from courtyard through to lounge bar, snug, Burns room, Howff Club room, bedrooms and kitchen drips in Burns-abilia with poems, pictures and a treasure trove of artefacts such as the letter he wrote to a friend three months before his death in 1796 which "will be delivered to you by Mrs Hyslop, a landlady of the Globe Tavern here which for these many years has been my howff and where our friend Clarke and I have had many a merry squeeze".
David Smith, honorary secretary of the Burns Howff Club, said: "With respect to Status Quo, I fail to see the connection between a pop group and the rich legacy of Robert Burns.