ouphe
Auf Auf ([add]f), n. [OE. auph, aulf, fr. Icel. [=a]lfr elf. See {Elf}.] [Also spelt {oaf}, {ouphe}.] A changeling or elf child, -- that is, one left by fairies; a deformed or foolish child; a simpleton; an oaf. [Obs.] --Drayton. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • oaf — Auf Auf ([add]f), n. [OE. auph, aulf, fr. Icel. [=a]lfr elf. See {Elf}.] [Also spelt {oaf}, {ouphe}.] A changeling or elf child, that is, one left by fairies; a deformed or foolish child; a simpleton; an oaf. [Obs.] Drayton. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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