- dregs, as in a brewing process; lees; refuse.
Origin of draff
Related Words for draffdrench, hogwash, slop, garbage, wash, drink, mash, flood, guzzle, raft, swash, rinse, fill, residue, lees, dirt, slag, waste, settlings, draff
Examples from the Web for draff
Historical Examples of draff
Draff, draf, n. dregs: the refuse of malt that has been brewed from.
This promontory seemed to serve as an appendix for the draff of the neighborhood's rubbish.Sinister Street, vol. 2
"Guid faith, it's a true sayin, 'The fat sow gets a' the draff,'" rejoined Janet.
They are the draff and offal of a bygone age, and we will not have them obtruded here.History of Civilization in England, Vol. 3 of 3
Henry Thomas Buckle
Tyrwhitt and Bell print drafty, explained by full of draff or refuse.
- the residue of husks after fermentation of the grain used in brewing, used as a food for cattle