Words ending with ff

Meaning of Backstaff

Backstaff means: An instrument formerly used for taking the altitude of the heavenly bodies, but now superseded by the quadrant and sextant; -- so called because the observer turned his back to the body observed.

Meaning of Baff

Baff means: A blow; a stroke.

Meaning of Bailiff

Bailiff means: Originally, a person put in charge of something especially, a chief officer, magistrate, or keeper, as of a county, town, hundred, or castle; one to whom power/ of custody or care are intrusted.

Meaning of Bailiff

Bailiff means: A sheriff's deputy, appointed to make arrests, collect fines, summon juries, etc.

Meaning of Bailiff

Bailiff means: An overseer or under steward of an estate, who directs husbandry operations, collects rents, etc.

Meaning of Bedaff

Bedaff means: To make a daff or fool of.

Meaning of Bedstaff

Bedstaff means: "A wooden pin stuck anciently on the sides of the bedstead, to hold the clothes from slipping on either side."

Meaning of Besnuff

Besnuff means: To befoul with snuff.

Meaning of Blindman's buff

Blindman's buff means: A play in which one person is blindfolded, and tries to catch some one of the company and tell who it is.

Meaning of Blow-off

Blow-off means: A blowing off steam, water, etc.;

Meaning of Zythum

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Meaning of Zythepsary

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Meaning of Zythem

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Meaning of Zymose

Zymose means: Invertin.

Meaning of Zymophyte

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Meaning of Zymosimeter

Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

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