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Meaning of DAFF

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Daff\, v. t. [Cf. {Doff}.]
    To cast aside; to put off; to doff. [Obs.]
    
          Canst thou so daff me? Thou hast killed my child.
                                                   --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Daff\, n. [See {Daft}.]
    A stupid, blockish fellow; a numskull. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    
    
    
    
  3. \Daff\ (d[.a]f), v. i.
    To act foolishly; to be foolish or sportive; to toy. [Scot.]
    --Jamieson.
    
    
  4. \Daff\, v. t.
    To daunt. [Prov. Eng.] --Grose.
    
    
 

 

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