Definition of Maffick

1. Verb. (intransitive) To celebrate in a boisterous manner. ¹



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Definition of Maffick

1. to celebrate boisterously [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maffick

maerls
maes
maestoso
maestosos
maestri
maestricht monitor
maestro
maestro di cappella
maestrolike
maestros
maezumo
mafeesh
mafenide
maffia
maffias
maffick (current term)
mafficked
mafficker
maffickers
mafficking
mafficks
maffle
maffled
maffler
mafflers
mafflin
maffling
mafflings
mafflins
mafia

Literary usage of Maffick

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1. Contributions to the Study of Elliptical Words in Modern English by Karl Sundén (1904)
"given rise to the verb to maffick and the derivative ... Crowds who could "maffick* and never be heard, Ought not to seem to us very absurd. 1900. ..."

2. American Journal of Philology by Project Muse, JSTOR (Organization) (1904)
"... (October i, 1904) to find the latest neologism,—for which our British cousins are solely responsible,— duly labelled and incorporated, namely, maffick, ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1890)
"... a good deal that is not his own, such as treatises on ' maffick,' &c. Musick (especially playing on the harp) is reckoned among his accomplishments. ..."

4. Daniel Defoe: His Life and Recently Discovered Writings: Extending from 1716 by Lee, William, Daniel Defoe (1869)
"... and ceasing to write for "Applebee's Journal"—Publishes his pamphlet with an explanatory Preface—"A System of maffick"—Spanish preparations against ..."

5. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1864)
"... Speed communicate his Thoughts to a Friend at a Distance. Lond. 1611,8vo. 6«.—1894, small 8vo. Mathematical maffick. l*ond. 1648, 8vo. 3s.—1641. 8vo. ..."

6. Mr. Punch's History of Modern England by Charles Larcom Graves (1922)
"... nigh forgotten verb "to maffick" to our current vocabulary. Lord Roberts's uninterrupted advance to Pretoria had moved Punch, with many others, ..."

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