from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Inheritance; patrimony.
- n. Stock; cattle.
- n. A small inherited house-and-garden lot in a village or settlement.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A garden plot, usually about half an acre.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Inheritance; patrimony; specifically, stock; cattle.
- n. [D. erf.] In Cape Colony, some parts of the State of New York, and other regions originally settled by the Dutch, a small inherited house-and-garden lot in a village or settlement.
Hendrika went off with a somewhat ugly grin to do her mistress's bidding, and Stella led the way through the narrow gateway in the marble wall, which may have enclosed nearly half an "erf," or three-quarters of an acre of ground in all.
I heard the first few notes and was like "erf?" and prepared to hate it.
We aer in teh middlol iv a jenrul ilekshun an iffn haff teh fings teh polly tishuns promis caem troo it wud be hebben awn erf!
It is heben on erf wen yuu puts it own fresshy hawt howm bayked breds.
Please end it before I have to gore out my eyes to stop the assault of erf-itude/ocity.
Marz neber luuk as big as full mune frum erf cuz is sow far, mush, mush farfur awae tahn teh mune is, sow eben tho marz akshullee bee biggur tahn mune wils nebber luuks biggur tahn mune tu peeps awn erf.
An mebbe sum hevvy erf-mooving ekwipmint. *pondurs*
July 6, 2009 at 3:37 am u sure et wussint da kitteh hu did dis? becus mai kittehs bees reeeleh reeeeeeeeleh good at maikin a mes wylol aiz at whurk maiken da moneh dat feeds dems adn meh *looks at her beeeeeeg belleh*. dats y ai donut habs menneh plants… dem kittehs noe habs green fumbs… but dem noes hao to maeks wonnermus patturns ob erf adn destroided plants onna floor.
Tey canz cee hurz growinz strong and britez wif awl teh beemz frum teh erf suroundinz hur.
Deh nite watchman kuntinuez, “Everyfing dat iz born will dyingz: deh liddlol kittehz adn goggiez, deh giant elolafantz; deh liddlol flowerz, deh giant sekwoyaz; the riverz wash deh mowntinz intu deh seez, deh riverz turn tu dezertz, deh seez dry up; sinetists say dat sumday deh erf will b swallowed bai deh sun; eben deh starz demselvez die.”