consisting of, covered with, or resembling chaff.
- chaff·i·ness, noun
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How to use chaffy in a sentence
They are almost coriaceous in texture, smooth and dark-bluish-green above, paler, and sometimes slightly chaffy beneath.
They bear a few large ferruginous chaffy scales, and are deeply channelled and furrowed.
The root-stock is much like that of A. Filix-mas, being very stout-closely covered with persistent stalk-bases and very chaffy.
Two to five inches long, with straw-colored or pale-brown stalks, slightly chaffy below.How to Know the Ferns | Frances Theodora Parsons
A few inches to three feet high, with more or less chaffy stalks having shining scales.How to Know the Ferns | Frances Theodora Parsons