daff (v.), past form daft Old form(s): daffe , dafts
put off, deflect, sidetrack
MA V.i.78[Leonato to Claudio] Canst thou so daff me?
Oth IV.ii.175[Roderigo to Iago] Every day thou daff'st me with some device [F dafts; Q doffest]
PP.14.3[Pilgrim, of his love] She ... daffed me to a cabin hanged with care
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