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Word of the Day 07/08/17 Maffick

Maffick (verb)
maffick [maf-ik]


verb (used without object), British.
1. to celebrate with extravagant public demonstrations.


Origin: 1895-1900; back formation from Mafeking, taken as v. + -ing1; the relief of the besieged city was joyously celebrated in London

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