Delf (?), n. [AS. delf a delving, digging. See Delve.]

A mine; a quarry; a pit dug; a ditch.

[Written also delft, and delve.] [Obs.]

The delfts would be so flown with waters, that no gins or machines could . . . keep them dry. Ray.

 

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Delf, n.

Same as Delftware.

 

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