Jaffle vs Gaffle - What's the difference?

jaffle | gaffle |

As nouns the difference between jaffle and gaffle

is that jaffle is (australian|south africa) a toasted sandwich, a toastie while gaffle is (obsolete) a lever used to bend a crossbow.

As a verb gaffle is

to seize.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en noun)
  • (Australian, South Africa) a toasted sandwich, a toastie
  • Derived terms

    * jaffle iron * jaffle maker




    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A lever used to bend a crossbow
  • A steel spur attached to a gamecock
  • Verb

  • To seize
  • To steal
  • Gaffling is a planning technique for orienteering relay courses whereby individual routes are planned so as to vary slightly and to make following difficult. This means that the competition depends more on navigational skills rather than just physical ability. See British Orienteering Federation's Event Guideline F for Relay Events, Section 3.
  • To talk incessantly without a purpose, usually about inane or pointless topics; to banter.
  • References

    *OED 2nd edition 1989 (noun sense)