Definitions

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  • proper n. Any group of Welsh people who practice nepotism or live in an ethnic enclave.

Etymologies

Blend of Taff and mafia (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It is not an understatement to say that a decision now to prop up the Cardiff Labour 'Taffia' will not only result in a thrashing for Swansea Lid Dem candidates in future elections but, as some here in the City are already talking, perhaps it is time for a new movement within the Welsh Lib Dems - be that a removal of a self-serving publicity seeking generation, be that a split to a separate Lib Dem party that actually reflects the peoples of Swansea and West Wales - that is dynamic, that is actually interested in winning and not obsessed with being a poodle of rhodri or about how many tv quiz shows we can appear on.

    Another voice

  • It's not very clear: Is it Alun in Dyfed with a wig on, on his way back from a Taffia meeting/Welsh independence army weapons check?

    Who's That Blogger?

  • Nah anon I know Mam shes Taffia watch out for sheeps heads

    are you posh or not

  • Taffia, it's not "why are you watching england", it's "are you watching england?"

    Sporting chances

  • First a Taffia, or little nightcappe on the head, that couereth litle more then his crowne, commonly verie rich wrought of silke and golde threede, and set with pearle and precious stone.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Ouer the Taffia hee weareth a wide cappe of blacke Foxe (which they account for the best furre) with a Tiara or long bonnet put within it, standing vp like a Persian or Babilonian hatte.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • What made matters worse our little store of wine had been early expended; some Taffia, with which we had replenished our flasks, had also disappeared; and the water we met with, besides being rare, contained so much vegetable and animal mater, as to be undrinkable unless qualified in some manner.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 333, July 1843

  • Taffia and permited 3 Cannon fired, at raising Our flag, Some men went out to hunt & the Others to Danceing and Continued untill 9 oClock P,

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • Ouer the Taffia hee weareth a wide cappe of blacke

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation — Volume 04

  • Petai yna gangen o'r Taffia yng Nghwm Du, does dim dwywaith mai Hywel Jones fyddai'r Godfather.

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