corf

noun
\ˈkȯrf \
plural corves\ˈkȯrvz \

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about corf

Dictionary Entries near corf

core tool

core wall

Corey

corf

Corfiot

Corfu

corge

Statistics for corf

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for corf

The first known use of corf was in 1653

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on corf

See words that rhyme with corf

Comments on corf

What made you want to look up corf? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

lying above or upon

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!