Definition of "yaffles" [yaffles]

  • (noun) Plural form of yaffle.

Use "yaffles" in a sentence

  • "Ike was almost too much for him, for Karlek remembered seeing him sorting out the fish as he landed them, and the big ones, somehow or other, all found their way into Ike's yaffles."
  • "Every morning (weather permitting), the fish were spread flesh-side up for drying; in the evening, the fish were gathered up in yaffles, or armfuls, and turned skin-side up in small piles called faggots."
  • "The quick chatter of the little bright trout-stream, the dazzle of the buttercups, the rocks of the old "wild men"; the calling of the cuckoos and yaffles, the hooting of the owls; and the red moon peeping out of the velvet dark at the living whiteness of the blossom; and her face just out of reach at the window, lost in its love-look; and her heart against his, her lips answering his, under the apple tree -- all this besieged him."

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