Definition of Howffs
1. howff [n] - See also: howff
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Literary usage of Howffs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Psalms: Frae Hebrew Intil Scottis by Peter Hately Waddell (1882)
"... an' they ne'er keepit true till his tryst. strenth in the howffs o' Ham ! ... their sair in that gateless grim'. the Halie Ane о' Israel. howffs o' the ..."
2. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1914)
"Another of these literary howffs was the shop in Russell street, Covent garden, kept by Thomas Davies, the actor, whom Johnson befriended and whose Life of ..."
3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1894)
"After dusk the adventurous stranger who wanted to see real life in Edinburgh could dive into one of those dark subterranean cellars, which were the " howffs ..."