2. Proper noun. (surname from=Welsh dot=, derived from the Welsh equivalent of David.) ¹
3. Adjective. a little crazy ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Daffy
1. silly [adj -FIER, -FIEST] : DAFFILY [adv] - See also: silly
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Literary usage of Daffy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Poems by Grades: Containing Poems Selected for Each Grade of the School by Charles Benajah Gilbert (1907)
"daffy-Down-Dilly had heard under ground The sweet rushing sound Of the streams, as they burst off their white winter chains; Of the whistling spring winds, ..."
2. Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by Ernest Clark Hartwell (1921)
"But while daffy-Down- Dilly was yet a little boy, his mother put him under s the care of a very strict schoolmaster who went by the name of Mr. Toil. ..."
3. The Posy Ring: A Book of Verse for Children by Nora Archibald Smith (1903)
"daffy-Down-Ditty daffy-down-dilly Came up in the cold, Through the brown mould, ... daffy-down-dilly Had heard under ground, The sweet rushing sound Of the ..."
4. Child Classics: The Fifth Reader by Georgia Alexander (1909)
"daffy-DOWN-DILLY By Anna B. ... Through the brown mold, Although the March breezes blew keen on he ,r daffy ..."
5. The Golden Ladder Book: A School Reader by Elias Hershey Sneath, George Hodges, Edward Lawrence Stevens (1913)
"daffy-DOWN-DILLY came up in the cold, Through the brown mold, Although the March breezes blew keen on her face, Although the white snow lay on many a place. ..."