Definition of Scaffs
1. scaff [n] - See also: scaff
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Literary usage of Scaffs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages by Percy Society (1844)
"Eight other gentlemen carrying banners, in plush coats, and sky-coloured scaffs about their shoulders. s. Three gentlemen more, in buff coats, ..."
2. Lord Mayors' Pageants: Being Collections Towards a History of These Annual by Frederick William Fairholt, Thomas Dekker, Thomas Heywood, Thomas Jordan, John Tatham (1844)
"Three gentlemen more, in buff coats, and sky- coloured scaffs about their middles. 9. ... and blew scaffs about their wastes. 14. ..."
3. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"And such the laws of his fantastick empire, The wanton boy delights to bend the mighty, And scaffs at the vain wisdom of the wise. Rira/e. ..."
4. Sea Fisheries by Edmund William Hunt Holdsworth, Archibald Young (1877)
"... being made with a large foot as in the luggers belonging to Yarmouth and most other English fishing ports. The Buckie boats, known as " scaffs " or ..."