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- noun New Zealand, slang A university student especially one from the University of Otago.
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From the signature blue/yellow scarf such a person wears to show their support towards their home rugby team (especially the Otago Rugby Football Union)
The influx of students is already evident in shops, bars and restaurants, and the second-hand furniture traders from which yet another year's batch of scarfie flats is furnished.