draff

[draf]
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Origin of draff

1175–1225; Middle English draf; cognate with Icelandic, Dutch draf; akin to Dutch drab (see drab2), German Treber draff
Related formsdraff·y, adjective
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draff

noun
  1. the residue of husks after fermentation of the grain used in brewing, used as a food for cattle
Derived Formsdraffy, adjective

Word Origin for draff

C13: from Old Norse draf; related to Old High German trebir, Russian drob fragment; see drivel
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