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quaff (verb) – To drink (a beverage) heartily.

(noun) – A hearty draft of liquid.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1510s (implied in quaffer), perhaps imitative, or perhaps from Low German quassen “to overindulge (in food and drink),” with -ss- misread as -ff-. The noun is attested by 1570s, from the verb.


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