browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
delf

more about delf

delf


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Delf  \Delf\,  n.  [AS.  delf  a  delving,  digging.  See  {Delve}.] 
  A  mine;  a  quarry;  a  pit  dug;  a  ditch.  [Written  also  {delft}, 
  and  {delve}.]  [Obs.] 
 
  The  delfts  would  be  so  flown  with  waters,  that  no  gins 
  or  machines  could  .  .  .  keep  them  dry.  --Ray. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Delf  \Delf\,  n. 
  Same  as  {Delftware}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  delf 
  n  :  (British  colloquialism)  an  excavation;  usually  a  quarry  or 
  mine 




more about delf