Yaffle vs Faffle - What's the difference?

yaffle | faffle |


As a noun yaffle

is (uk|dialectal) the european green woodpecker, picus viridis .

As a verb faffle is

(uk|dialect) to stammer.

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yaffle

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (UK, dialectal) The European green woodpecker, Picus viridis .
  • *1924 , (Ford Madox Ford), Some Do Not…'', Penguin 2012 (''Parade's End ), p. 119:
  • *:“‘Punched that rotton strap,’ he goes on saying, ‘like a gret ol' yaffle punchin' a 'ollow log!’”
  • Synonyms

    *yaffingale *yaffler *woodall

    faffle

    English

    Verb

    (faffl)
  • (UK, dialect) To stammer.
  • (Halliwell)
    (Webster 1913)