Definition of haaf in English:


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Pronunciation: /hɑːf, haf/

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(the haaf)
  • (In Orkney and Shetland) the area of sea used for deep-sea fishing.


late 18th century: from Old Norse haf 'high sea, ocean'; related to Danish hav and Swedish haf.

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