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draff

(dræf)
n
(Brewing) the residue of husks after fermentation of the grain used in brewing, used as a food for cattle
[C13: from Old Norse draf; related to Old High German trebir, Russian drob fragment; see drivel]
ˈdraffy adj

Draff

 anything thrown away—Johnson, 1755; sweepings; refuse; lees; dregs, 1205.
Examples: draff of filthy errors, 1555; of stories, 1385.
References in classic literature ?
said Gurth, setting down the cup, ``what nectar these unbelieving dogs drink, while true Christians are fain to quaff ale as muddy and thick as the draff we give to hogs
82) As Manning explains, the basic thought underlying the absurdity doctrine is that "legislators necessarily draff statutes within the constraints of bounded foresight, limited resources, and imperfect language.
00 PM on payment of above amount in shape of demand draff pay order in favor of DSMS payable at Jharsuguda or tender paper can be downloaded from website- www.
By the time I get it [the draff of The Old Man and the Sea (1952)] all right and as good as I can do they will probably be dropping atomic bombs around like goat shit.
Scotland's malt whisky industry creates around 750,000 tons of draff and 2 billion liters of pot ale.
It is produced from draff, sugar-rich kernels of barley used in the whisky making process, and pot ale, a yeasty liquid left over after the drink is distilled.
Start-up company Celtic Renewables set the wheels in motion for the world's first vehicle to be fuelled by kernels of barley called draff and pot ale, a yeasty liquid left over from fermentation.
When the final draft of an Estimate landed on his desk--more precisely, when I walked into his office and handed it to him--Casey would take that draff, pick up a pen and a yellow legal pad, and go through it word by word.
Because there was a draff, so many young people got involved in protesting.
New information in the draff includes estimated air pollutants, greenhouse-gas emissions and hazardous pollutants during construction and operations, along with preliminary air quality dispersion modeling for the LNG plant, compressor stations along the pipeline, and the gas treatment plant at Prudhoe Bay.
First, a draff questionnaire was developed and presented to academics for face validity and readability.
Understandably, he took a special interest in sports, representing NBA players and even helping former college players heading into the NBA draff to create political-style campaigns to up their stock.