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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of cafeteria.

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NounEdit

caff (plural caffs)

  1. (Britain, slang) café, cafeteria.

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

caff

  1. Alternative form of chaf

ScotsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English calf (young cow).

NounEdit

caff

  1. Alternative form of cauf (calf (young cow))

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English caf, caff, kaf, kaff, alternative forms of chaf, from Old English ċeaf, *cæf, from Proto-Germanic *kafą.

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caff (uncountable)

  1. Chaff; the parts of harvested grain not usable as food, especially straw or husks.
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