from The Century Dictionary.

  • Subjected to Barff's process, as ironwork: thus the iron plugs of plug cocks so treated are termed “Barffed plugs.” See Bower-Barff process.


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  • It took so much Guiness that he woke up, with a headache, having barffed the lot.

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  • Life and Society Pardon me, but yesterday i almost barffed when i passed the milk section in my store and observed pumpkin egg nog in the case. is this new? give me egg nog or give me pumpkin, but not together. well if you barfed when you had pumpking and egg nog together its not that unusaual i love chocolate and nuts but i cant handel them together I will agree 100% I was raised on old fashioned egg nog.

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