Definition of quaff:
- "Tom Tufton's Travels", Evelyn Everett-Green.
- "The Odes of Anacreon", Thomas Moore.
Then the man's look, his manner- these may seem Mere things of course, perhaps, in your esteem, So privileged as you are: for me, I feel An inborn thirst, a more than common zeal, Up to the distant river- head to mount, And quaff these precious waters at their fount.- "The Satires, Epistles, and Art of Poetry", Horace a.k.a. Quintus Horatius Flaccus Translated by John Conington, M. A..