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Definition of Whiff

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Marysole Ma"ry*sole, n. [Mary, the proper name + sole the fish.] (Zo["o]l.) A large British fluke, or flounder (Rhombus megastoma); -- called also carter, and whiff.
Whiff
Whiff Whiff, n. [OE. weffe vapor, whiff, probably of imitative origin; cf. Dan. vift a puff, gust, W. chwiff a whiff, puff.] 1. A sudden expulsion of air from the mouth; a quick puff or slight gust, as of air or smoke. But with the whiff and wind of his fell sword The unnerved father falls. --Shak. The skipper, he blew a whiff from his pipe, And a scornful laugh laughed he. --Longfellow. 2. A glimpse; a hasty view. [Prov. Eng.] 3. (Zo["o]l.) The marysole, or sail fluke.
Whiff
Whiff Whiff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whiffed; p. pr. & vb. n. Whiffing.] 1. To throw out in whiffs; to consume in whiffs; to puff. 2. To carry or convey by a whiff, or as by a whiff; to puff or blow away. Old Empedocles, . . . who, when he leaped into Etna, having a dry, sear body, and light, the smoke took him, and whiffed him up into the moon. --B. Jonson.
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Whiff Whiff, v. i. To emit whiffs, as of smoke; to puff.

Meaning of Whiff from wikipedia

- Whiff is a common name for various species of flatfish. It may refer to: Whiff or Megrim (Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis), a species of flatfish in the family...
- Whiffs is a 1975 comedy film directed by Ted Post, produced by Brut Productions and released theatrically in the U.S. by 20th Century Fox. It stars Elliott...
- Table tennis, also known as ping-pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table using small rackets...
- Anthony Lane, writing for The New Yorker, contrasted the film's ″unmistakable whiff of… fun" to the mood of Lanthimos' previous film, The Killing of a Sacred...
- game; the Jazz won 98–93 in overtime to eliminate the Lakers 4–1. He first whiffed a game-winning 2-point jump shot in the fourth quarter, and then misfired...
- been shockingly insensitive to LGBTQ rights, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha... is a whiff of fresh air, a huge leap forward from 2008's Dostana. It does not s****...
- "Take a Whiff on Me" (Roud 10062) is an American folk song, with references to the use of cocaine. It is also known as "Take a Whiff (on Me)", "Cocaine...
- 2006. Retrieved November 13, 2018. Kepner, Tyler (August 29, 2006). "A Whiff of ****ility, and Rodriguez Can't Breathe Easy". The New York Times. Retrieved...
- and homogeneous Sample smells fishy when mixed with pot****ium hydroxide ("whiff test") ****l pH is >4.5 Furthermore, presence of white blood cells is...
- W****ly felt that the "woman-in-peril stuff is second-rate, giving off a whiff of exploitation" while Variety found the repeated violence towards Beckinsale's...
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