Green’s Dictionary of Slang

quiff n.1

[on pattern of quaint n. etc, thus ult. cunt n. (1)]

1. (also quoiff) the vagina.

[UK] ‘The Hopeful Bargain’ in Farmer Merry Songs and Ballads (1897) IV 208: And she was forced to stand on her Guard, / To keep his clutches from her Quoiff.
[UK] in D’Urfey Pills to Purge Melancholy V 259: And she was forced to stand on her Guard, / To keep his Clutches from her Quoiff.
[US]Flash (N.Y.) 10 July 1/2–3: Moll Quiff—What do you mean by writing to me in that style, you India rubber harlot? What do I know about your George’s and your Jem’s, and your Dick’s, and your Harry’s. I believe you lay off with a thousand of ’em.
[US]N. Kimball Amer. Madam (1981) 122: One woman is just like another woman. A quiff between a pair of legs is just like any other.
[US] in G. Legman Limerick (1953) 51: There’s a charming young girl in Tobruk / Who refers to her quiff as a nook.
J.H. O’Hara A Rage to Live 162: How would I get an African toothache when the closest I been to a quiff in over a month is sitting next to one.
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‘Troy Conway’ Cunning Linguist (1973) 51: Minding my p’s and q’s like this. Doing my job professionally, as any regular agent would. Only my p was a Peter and my q was Quiff, normally.
[UK]J. Morton Lowspeak.
[US]‘Randy Everhard’ Tattoo of a Naked Lady 46: Moving into a reverse cowgirl, she replugged her sopping quiff.

2. (also quif) women, esp. sexually available ones.

[US] (ref. to late 19C) N. Kimball Amer. Madam (1981) 241: General Joe Hooker, a handsome figure of a man, was a real quif-hunter.
[US]G. Milburn ‘Convicts’ Jargon’ in AS VI:6 440: quiff, n. A cheap prostitute.
[US] in Randolph & Legman Ozark Folksongs and Folklore (1992) II 670: She tried her twists and double biffs, / And all such m’neuvres known to quiffs.
[US]S. Bellow Augie March (1996) 149: She had so much. Gave out so much splendor. A stupendous quiff.
[US]H. Selby Jr Last Exit to Brooklyn (1966) 211: Maybe he and Sal would go out and pick up some quiff tonight.
[US]T. Berger Killing Time 33: Alloway resumed his old pursuit of married quiff.
‘Troy Conway’ Cunning Linguist (1973) 74: I wasn’t young jail-bait or quiff or a female.
[US]S. King It (1987) 568: Why don’t you look where you’re going, you dumb quiff!
[US](con. early 1950s) J. Ellroy L.A. Confidential 431: Max Peltz porking some teenage quiff.
[US](con. WWII) R. Mooney Father of the Man Prologue: You could be really vile, like he was, with high-society British quiffs, but couldn’t bad-mouth a prostitute.

3. (US) a homosexual.

[US]Goldin et al. DAUL 172/2: Quiff. [...] epicenes.
[US]E. Torres Q&A 58: We will fuck Reilly in the ass. He’s probably a quiff, too.
[UK](con. 1970) W. Sherman Times Square 30: ‘Right now, we’re working on the quiffs.’ [...] The unit had been involved with [...] a joint investigation with the Internal Revenue Service into gay-bar and after-hours club owners.