Definition of Howfing

1. howf [v] - See also: howf



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Howfing

howdunnit
howdunnits
howdy
howdy-do
howdying
hower
howers
howes
however
howf
howfed
howff
howffed
howffing
howffs
howfing (current term)
howfs
howieite
howitz
howitzer
howitzerlike
howitzers
howitzes
howk
howked
howker
howkers
howking
howks
howl

Literary usage of Howfing

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"... qv howfing, adj. Mean, shabby, having a beggarly appearance. ... Allace, that Scotland had no schäme, To Bead sic howfing carles from hame Legend Bp. 31 ..."

2. Satirical Poems of the Time of the Reformation by Robert Sempill, Thomas Churchyard (1891)
"Alace ! that Scotland had no schame, 585 To send sic howfing carles from hame ! Now or embassador is boune With bag and bagage off the toun : All nyt in ..."

3. Satirical Poems of the Time of the Reformation by Robert Sempill, Thomas Churchyard (1891)
"Alace ! that Scotland had no schame, 585 To send sic howfing carles from hame! Now or embassador is boune With bag and bagage off the toun : All ny4 in ..."

4. The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical edited by Robert Anderson (1795)
"... howfing In foreign lamia, and to a barbarous king .' We and our fathers, from our childhood bred To Witch thr cruel victor's eye, tn dread The arbitrary ..."

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