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GRAFFER. This word is a corruption of the French word greffier, a clerk, or prothonotary. It signifies a notary or scrivener; vide stat. 5 Hen. VII 1. c. 1.

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Kat also draws inspiration from the energy of the city, the solidarity of fellow graffers and a little ol' story about a woman named Eve and a snake named Na'hash.
Curiously, the Artaria employee Anton Graffer is everywhere misnamed Gaffer.
1811 Anton Graffer (b 1780), Systematische Gitarren-Schule (Vienna: StrauB).
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