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Yes. The word orf is a Scrabble US word. The word orf is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word orf is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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3 letters words from 'orf'

FOR 6FRO 6
ORF 6 

2 letters words from 'orf'

OF 5OR 2

All 3 letters words made out of orf

orf rof ofr for rfo fro

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Definitions and meaning of orf

orf

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɔːf/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːf

Etymology 1

From Middle English orf, from Old English orf (cattle, livestock), from Proto-West Germanic *arbī.

Akin to Old English ierfe (inheritance, livestock, cattle). More at erf.

Noun

orf (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Cattle.
References
  • orf in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

Etymology 2

From the same source as Etymology 1, or from Old Norse hrufa (scab), from Proto-Germanic *hreubaz (whence also dandruff).

Noun

orf (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) An exanthemous disease caused by a parapox virus, occurring primarily in sheep and goats but also capable of infecting humans.
Translations

Etymology 3

See orfe.

Noun

orf (plural orfs)

  1. Alternative form of orfe (the fish)

Etymology 4

Pronunciation spelling.

Adverb

orf (not comparable)

  1. (pronunciation spelling) off
    • 1945, Enid Blyton, The Mystery of the Secret Room
      'Yes – you clear orf!' said Mr Goon majestically, feeling that he really had got the better of those interfering kids this time.

Adjective

orf

  1. (pronunciation spelling) off

Preposition

orf

  1. (pronunciation spelling) off

Anagrams

  • 'fro, FOR, for, for-, fro

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse orv, from Proto-Germanic *wurƀa-, related to *warpą.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɔrv/
  • Rhymes: -ɔrv

Noun

orf n (genitive singular orfs, nominative plural orf)

  1. snath
  2. string trimmer

Declension

Synonyms

  • (string trimmer): sláttuorf n

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Middle English

Alternative forms

  • orve, oreve, orfe

Etymology

From Old English orf, from Proto-West Germanic *arbī.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɔrf/

Noun

orf (plural orffes)

  1. Stock, cattle; farm animals.
  2. A group of ovines in particular.

Descendants

  • English: orf

References

  • “orf (n.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-06-2.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a viral infection of sheep.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)