To rejoice or celebrate with boisterous public demonstrations.
(chiefly brit.) To celebrate in an exuberant, unrestrained manner.
(intransitive) To celebrate in a boisterous manner.
Origin of maffick
- After Mafeking , South Africa, town with a British garrison besieged for 217 days during the Boer War whose relief (May 17, 1900) was celebrated in London
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition