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Yiff vs Lodge - What's the difference?

yiff | lodge |

As nouns the difference between yiff and lodge

is that yiff is a bark while lodge is a building for recreational use such as a hunting lodge or a summer cabin.

As verbs the difference between yiff and lodge

is that yiff is to bark (said of foxes) while lodge is to be firmly fixed in a specified position.

As an interjection yiff

is representing the bark of a fox (especially while mating).

As an acronym YIFF

is young, independent, freedom-minded few (compare yuppie.




(en interjection)
  • (onomatopoeic, apocryphal) Representing the bark of a fox (especially while mating).
  • (of a person, informal) To express happiness, to state that something is sexy.
  • Noun

  • (informal) A bark.
  • (slang, informal) The act of yiffing.
  • * '>citation
  • Of course the inverse is possible with all these possibilities, and you can be having a yiff with a partner in the room with you and be having a pleasant non-sexual conversation with another remote player through a page-conversation.
  • (slang, informal) Pornography of furries (fictional anthropomorphic animal characters).
  • Do you draw yiff ?


    (en verb)
  • (apocryphal) To bark (said of foxes).
  • (intransitive, of a person, apocryphal) To bark like a fox (especially in a sexual way).
  • (transitive, and, intransitive, slang, informal) To have sex, to mate (said of animals, especially foxes).
  • * '>citation
  • Monsters snicker at me, succubi refuse to be seen with me, my dog tries to yiff my leg, shopkeepers say ‘No shirt, no shoes, no service’.
  • * '>citation
  • And even if foxes are allowed to yiff more than once, I’d still have to wait for the vixen to come into heat.
  • * '>citation
  • Well, i’ve witnessed male foxes queueing up to yiff one of my local vixens… repeatedly!
  • (transitive, and, intransitive, slang, informal) To propose cybersex.
  • Derived terms

    * yiffy * yiffer * yiffable


    * "Yiff", A Furry Glossary * Definition of "yiff", Furtopia * LittleFox’s own explanation of the etymology of "Yiff", Everything2 , accessed on 2005-03-30 (bottom of page)


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    (en noun)
  • A building for recreational use such as a hunting lodge or a summer cabin.
  • Porter's]] or [[caretaker, caretaker's rooms at or near the main entrance to a building or an estate.
  • A local chapter of some fraternities]], such as [[freemason, freemasons.
  • (US) A local chapter of a trade union.
  • A rural hotel or resort, an inn.
  • A beaver's shelter constructed on a pond or lake.
  • A den or cave.
  • The chamber of an abbot, prior, or head of a college.
  • (mining) The space at the mouth of a level next to the shaft, widened to permit wagons to pass, or ore to be deposited for hoisting; called also platt.
  • (Raymond)
  • A collection of objects lodged together.
  • * De Foe
  • the Maldives, a famous lodge of islands
  • A family of Native Americans, or the persons who usually occupy an Indian lodge; as a unit of enumeration, reckoned from four to six persons.
  • The tribe consists of about two hundred lodges , that is, of about a thousand individuals.


  • To be firmly fixed in a specified position.
  • I've got some spinach lodged between my teeth.
    The bullet missed its target and lodged in the bark of a tree.
  • To stay in a boarding-house, paying rent to the resident landlord or landlady.
  • The detective Sherlock Holmes lodged in Baker Street.
  • To stay in any place or shelter.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Stay and lodge by me this night.
  • * Milton
  • Something holy lodges in that breast.
  • To supply with a room or place to sleep in for a time.
  • To put money, jewellery, or other valuables for safety.
  • To place (a statement, etc.) with the proper authorities (such as courts, etc.).
  • To become flattened, as grass or grain, when overgrown or beaten down by the wind.
  • The heavy rain caused the wheat to lodge .

    Derived terms

    * lodger * lodging * lodgement