Draff

Draff

(?), n. [Cf. D. draf the sediment of ale, Icel. draf draff, husks. Cf. 1st Drab.] Refuse; lees; dregs; the wash given to swine or cows; hogwash; waste matter.
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Prodigals lately come from swine keeping, from eating draff and husks.
Shak.
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The draff and offal of a bygone age.
Buckle.
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Mere chaff and draff, much better burnt.
Tennyson.
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