corf

noun
\ ˈkȯrf How to pronounce corf (audio) \
plural corves\ ˈkȯrvz How to pronounce corves (audio) \

Definition of corf

British
: a basket, tub, or truck used in a mine

First Known Use of corf

1653, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for corf

Middle English, basket, from Middle Dutch corf or Middle Low German korf, from Latin corbis basket

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“Corf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corf. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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