"I ain't had a barf since Gravesend," said Dickie, and flushed at the indiscretion.
"Why, Barf is very near all the same as my own father," he said.
Phillips says that it is equivalent to 'barf,' and means 'a detached hill.'
On being asked who he was, the occupant stood up and replied in a Cockney voice: "Sikey at the Barf!"
Barf Latrigg is ageing fast now; he was my father's ...