Draffy
Draffy Draff"y, a. Dreggy; waste; worthless. [1913 Webster]

The dregs and draffy part. -- Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]


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  • draffy — fē adjective (often er/ est) : resembling draff : worthless …   Useful english dictionary

  • draff — draffy, adj. /draf/, n. dregs, as in a brewing process; lees; refuse. [1175 1225; ME draf; c. Icel, D draf; akin to D drab (see DRAB2), G Treber draff] * * * …   Universalium

  • dandriff — Dandruff Dandruff (d[a^]n dr[u^]f), n. [Prob. from W. toncrust, peel, skin + AS. dr[=o]f dirty, draffy, or W. drwg bad: cf. AS. tan a letter, an eruption. [root]240.] A scurf which forms on the head, and comes off in small scales or particles.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dandruff — (d[a^]n dr[u^]f), n. [Prob. from W. toncrust, peel, skin + AS. dr[=o]f dirty, draffy, or W. drwg bad: cf. AS. tan a letter, an eruption. [root]240.] A scurf which forms on the head, and comes off in small scales or particles. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Draffish — Draff ish, a. Worthless; draffy. Bale. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dróf — dróf1 adj draffy, dreggy, dirty, muddy, swampy, turbid, troubled [dréfan] …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • unclean — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. soiled, sullied, stained, spotted, filthy, bedraggled, smeared, befouled, nasty, grimy, polluted, rank, unhealthful, defiled, impure, nonkosher, muddy, fetid, feculent, stinking, rotten, vile, decayed, contaminated,… …   English dictionary for students

  • draff — /dræf/ (say draf) noun refuse, especially of malt after brewing; lees; dregs. {Middle English draf dregs} –draffy, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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