Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of removing blubber from a whale.

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  • verb Present participle of scarf.

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Examples

  • And I have to say, you are the first congressman I've ever spoken to who has used the phrase scarfing down pizza with his roommates.

    CNN Transcript Sep 9, 2003

  • After all, if you're ethically opposed to eating animals, the idea of scarfing seitan on Tuesday and then polishing off a porterhouse on Sunday would be tantamount to blasphemy.

    Jennifer Grayson: Eco Etiquette: Can You Be A Weekday Vegetarian?

  • After all, if you're ethically opposed to eating animals, the idea of scarfing seitan on Tuesday and then polishing off a porterhouse on Sunday would be tantamount to blasphemy.

    Jennifer Grayson: Eco Etiquette: Can You Be A Weekday Vegetarian?

  • After all, if you're ethically opposed to eating animals, the idea of scarfing seitan on Tuesday and then polishing off a porterhouse on Sunday would be tantamount to blasphemy.

    Jennifer Grayson: Eco Etiquette: Can You Be A Weekday Vegetarian?

  • After all, if you're ethically opposed to eating animals, the idea of scarfing seitan on Tuesday and then polishing off a porterhouse on Sunday would be tantamount to blasphemy.

    Jennifer Grayson: Eco Etiquette: Can You Be A Weekday Vegetarian?

  • The method known as "scarfing" is used for the joining of timber in the direction of its length, enabling the workman to produce a joint with a smooth or flush appearance on all its faces.

    Woodwork Joints How they are Set Out, How Made and Where Used.

  • In those years, people dealt with the vacant houses by burning them down, a practice that became so routine in the 1980s that the mob made a business of it, stripping glass doorknobs and mahogany mantelpieces before setting the blaze in a process known as "scarfing," said

    NYT > Home Page

  • In those years, people dealt with the vacant houses by burning them down, a practice that became so routine in the 1980s that the mob made a business of it, stripping glass doorknobs and mahogany mantelpieces before setting the blaze in a process known as "scarfing," said

    NYT > Home Page

  • "Milligan apparently was killed by a practice known as" scarfing ": choking off one's oxygen supply to intensify the effect of an orgasm.

    Getting The Kinks Out

  • When I say I go native in France, I mean I spend up to four hours eating lunch and dinner daily and drinking wine all the while scarfing down great seafood and cheeses and, when not engaging in such decadence, I´m out sightseeing or visiting great museums or napping.

    Cost of living in Mexican cities

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