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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English orf, from Old English orf (cattle, livestock), akin to Old English ierfe (inheritance, livestock, cattle). More at erf.

NounEdit

orf (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Cattle.
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Etymology 2Edit

From the same source as Etymology 1, or from Old Norse hrufa (scab) (whence also dandruff).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

orf (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) An exanthemous disease caused by a parapox virus, occurring primarily in sheep and goats but also capable of infecting humans.
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Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

orf (plural orfs)

  1. Alternative form of orfe (the fish)

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

orf (not comparable)

  1. (eye dialect) off
    • Enid Blyton, The Mystery of the Secret Room
      'Yes – you clear orf!' said Mr Goon majestically, feeling that he really had got the better of those interfering kids this time.

AdjectiveEdit

orf

  1. (eye dialect) off

PrepositionEdit

orf

  1. (eye dialect) off

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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

orf n (genitive singular orfs, nominative plural orf)

  1. snath
  2. string trimmer

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English orf.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

orf (plural orffes)

  1. Stock, cattle; farm animals.
  2. A group of ovines in particular.

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