draff

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English draf, likely from an unrecorded Old English *dræf, from Proto-Germanic *drabaz.

Noun[edit]

draff (uncountable)

  1. dregs; the wash given to swin or cows; hogwash or waste matter
    • A crowd immersed in ordure, that appear'd draff of the human body. Dante's Divine comedy, Hell, Canto 18

References[edit]

  • Webster's New International Dictionary, Second Edition