draff

noun
\ ˈdraf, -aa(ə)-, -ai- \
plural -s

Definition of draff

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

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History and Etymology for draff

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 19 May. 2022.

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