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[ raf ]
/ ræf /
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noun
riffraff; rabble.
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Origin of raff

1665–75; extracted from riffraff

Other definitions for raff (2 of 2)

Raff
[ rahf ]
/ rɑf /

noun
Joseph Joachim, 1822–82, Swiss composer.
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British Dictionary definitions for raff

raff
/ (ræf) /

noun archaic, or dialect
rubbish; refuse
rabble or riffraff

Word Origin for raff

C14: perhaps from Old French rafle a snatching up; compare raffle, riffraff
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