plural -s
: the damp remains of malt after brewing often used as an appetizer or supplement in animal rations

Word History


Middle English draf dregs, draff, from (assumed) Old English dræf or Old Norse draf; akin to Old High German trebir grape husks, draff, Middle Irish drab dregs, Old English deorc dark

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“Draff.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/draff. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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