A Newfoundland term to describe a mosquito. The term originates from the bites these blood sucking bugs inflict.
"The air was black and filled with swarming nippers."
"The nippers were biting something fierce last night b'y."
A Newfoundland term used to describe an armload of sticks or fish.
It is now used interchangeably to describe an accumulation of anything.
"She was carrying a yaffle of books to school today"
"The university has a yaffle of research projects underway"
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