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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
Federal contractors should also keep an eye on this issue as the Obama administration has been working on a draff Executive Order that if adopted would require those companies that do business with the government to provide seven days of paid leave.
1) In the contents of Folder 97A, Hemingway wrote out by hand, mostly on French Cablogramme Western Union pages (undated), a draff of the order for In Our Time, along with word counts.
The German government agrees to a draff law ordering that 30% of the seats on nonexecutive boards be allocated to women.
Public comments on the draff report's findings will be gathered until Oct.
It works by burning draff (the spent grains used in the distilling process) with woodchips to create steam-generating electricity.
Any deferral decision made at a donor site would be based on donor self-identification and self-report, the draff guidance noted.
Philosophies differ on how to allocate scarce taps, but local breweries have the edge, since some smaller companies may initially package their beer, or their specialty beers, on draff only.
This six-month long process begins with the NGIC employees first observing the course and culminates with their successful instruction of the course under the supervision of a fully qualified instructor IAW Draff DoDM 3305.
Nonetheless, Mises did not succumb to naive expectations, and he deplored the credulity of League of Nations' supporters who were "eager to build up institutions, offices, and courts, and to draff articles of covenants and pacts" ([1943] 1990b, 161) for the preservation of peace after the Great War.
Rick Waddell made extremely helpful comments and suggestions on an earlier draff.
Several summers ago, some friends asked me to draff the prayers of the faithful for their wedding.