Definition of Taffia
1. Proper noun. (humorous may be mildly offensive) Any group of Welsh people who practice nepotism or live in an ethnic enclave. ¹
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Definition of Taffia
1. tafia [n -S] - See also: tafia
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Literary usage of Taffia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1838)
"taffia, or TAFIA, in the French West India islands; that spirituous liquor which is called by the English ... taffia is inferior to rum in taste and smell. ..."
2. Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts: ... Preserved in by Virginia, William Pitt Palmer, Sherwin McRae, Raleigh Edward Colston, Henry W. Flournoy (1875)
"... should be glad to have a settlement of 1779 matters between them—Enquires what "* taffia & W Indian Rum may be Bought for " on the Eastern Shore : Col: ..."
3. A Trip to the Tropics and Home Through America by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell Argyll (1867)
"... our Consul—Refuge in Foreign Consulates— Troublesome Proteges—taffia Fires in Port-au-Prince—Fenced Clearings—Rapid Growth in Hayti—Country Houses—Party ..."
4. A Trip to the Tropics and Home Through America by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell Argyll (1867)
"... Refuge in Foreign Consulates — Troublesome Proteges — taffia Fires in Port-au-Prince — Fenced Clearings — Rapid Growth in Hayti — Country Houses — Party ..."
5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1803)
"received eaA a dram of taffia * : but no sooner was tlie taffia ex- pended, than the negroes omitted their attendance at chapel. One of the Missionaries was ..."
6. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1803)
"We agreed to attend their singing, and to kneel down in their Corbet, for which we were to receive weekly a bottle of taffia. As long as they gave us this ..."