Noun Haaf Definition and Examples


Noun:

Haaf

Pronunciation:

/haf//hɑːf/

Definition:
1.

noun

(in Orkney and Shetland) the area of sea used for deep-sea fishing.
  1. 'The Haaf net which also rests on the sea bed is supported by a fisherman.'
((n.) The deepsea fishing for cod, ling, and tusk, off the Shetland Isles.)


noun

1. deep-sea fishing grounds off the Shetland and Orkney Islands.


Examples:

"There can be haaf people."

Origin:
Late 18th century: from Old Norse haf ‘high sea, ocean’; related to Danish hav and Swedish haf.

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