tharf

adjective \ˈthärf\

Definition of tharf

dialectal, British

  1. :  heavy, stiff, unbending

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Origin and Etymology of tharf

Middle English therf, tharf unleavened, from Old English theorf; akin to Old High German derb unleavened, Old Norse thjarfr unleavened, insipid, Old English starian to stare — more at stare


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