maffick(redirected from mafficks)
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.]
(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]
to celebrate with extravagant demonstrations.
[1900; from Mafikeng, taken as v. + -ing1; from the joyous celebration of the relief of the besieged city]
Past participle: mafficked