Quaffed



[kwof, kwaf, kwawf] /kwɒf, kwæf, kwɔf/

verb (used without object)
1.
to drink a beverage, especially an intoxicating one, copiously and with hearty enjoyment.
verb (used with object)
2.
to drink (a beverage) copiously and heartily:
We spent the whole evening quaffing ale.
noun
3.
an act or instance of quaffing.
4.
a beverage quaffed.
/kwɒf; kwɑːf/
verb
1.
to drink heartily or in one draught
v.

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

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