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Origin of draff
OTHER WORDS FROM draffdraffy, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for draff
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
Draff, draf, n. dregs: the refuse of malt that has been brewed from.
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
"Guid faith, it's a true sayin, 'The fat sow gets a' the draff,'" rejoined Janet.
This promontory seemed to serve as an appendix for the draff of the neighborhood's rubbish.Sinister Street, vol. 2|Compton Mackenzie