As nouns the difference between dafter and wafter
is that dafter
is while wafter
is (obsolete) armed convoy or escort ship or wafter
can be one who, or that which, wafts.
As an adjective dafter
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Alteration of (etyl) waughter'', from (etyl) or (etyl) ''wachter'' (a guard), from ''wachten (to guard)
(obsolete) Armed convoy or escort ship
(obsolete) An agent of the Crown with responsibility for protecting specific maritime activities, such as shipping or fishing.
One who, or that which, wafts.
- Thou wafter of the soul to bliss or bane — Beaumont and Fletcher.