Origin of draff
Related formsdraff·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for draff
It may prove "nothing worth, mere chaff and draff much better burnt," but many friends have insisted they found it interesting.The Thirteenth|James J. Walsh
Tyrwhitt and Bell print drafty, explained by full of draff or refuse.Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales|Geoffrey Chaucer
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
In the result, Wallace's body was tossed over the wall into 'a draff midden,' presumably lifeless.Sir William Wallace|A. F. Murison
Draff, draf, n. dregs: the refuse of malt that has been brewed from.