yaffle

noun (1)
yaf·​fle | \ ˈyafəl \
variants: or yaffler \ -​f(ə)lə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of yaffle

 (Entry 1 of 3)

dialectal
\ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of yaffle (Entry 2 of 3)

dialectal, England
: yaff

yaffle

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of yaffle (Entry 3 of 3)

dialectal
: armful

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History and Etymology for yaffle

Noun (1)

yaffle imitative of the bird's laughing sound; yaffler from yaffle + -er

Intransitive verb

yaff + -le

Noun (2)

origin unknown

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“Yaffle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yaffle. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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