A Welshman. So called from David, a very common Welsh name.
David, familiarly Davy, becomes in Welsh Taffid, Taffy.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
More on Taffy from Fact Monster:
- Top 10 Polyphonic Ringtones, 2006 - Top 10 Polyphonic Ringtones, 2006 Rank Title Artist 1. “Super Mario Bros.” Theme 2. ...
- A Far Off Place - Starring Reese Witherspoon, Robert John Burke, Taffy Chihota, Ethan Embry, Sarel Bok
- Creflo Dollar - Biography of Creflo Dollar, Prosperity-preaching pastor of World Changers Church
- gelatin - gelatin gelatin or animal jelly,foodstuff obtained from connective tissue (found in hoofs, bones, ...