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chaff

1. chaffed hay; called also chop.
2. the winnowings from a threshing, consisting of awns, husks, glumes and other relatively indigestible materials.
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There was a sound representative assortment of quite young Old Boys, to whom ours was a prehistoric time, and in the trough of their modem chaff and chat we old stagers might well have been left far astern of the fun.
But when the war was over, he only allowed him chaff to eat and made him carry heavy loads of wood, subjecting him to much slavish drudgery and ill-treatment.
The crowd, of course, first cheer, and then chaff as usual, as he picks up his hat and begins handling the sticks to see which will suit him.
The crowd cheer, and begin to chaff Joe, who turns up his nose and swaggers across to the sticks.
Rouletabille chaffed her a little, and she took the chaff with the most charming good humour.
He chaffs her tremendously about her radicalism, and he is so immensely clever that she can't answer him, though she is rather clever too.
Indeed the radar returns of chaff scintillation are quite unlike those of a ship, especially when it is pitching and rolling--a ship displaying a 5Hz fluctuation compared to 20Hz for chaff.
The heroine of 'The Chaff,' Usell Binah is a girl you will love—she's tough, smart, perky, pretty, and bound for America—if she can get out of Mother Russia alive.
We want all the chaff to use for the hemp adobe bricks that we will be making on our facilities in Arizona," continued Perlowin.
Mughal said that according to reports received from district presidents of the fourm, the storm and rain had affected wheat, chaff, and cotton very badly.
The lowest ash alkalinity of rice chaff led to the lowest alkalinity of the corresponding biochar.
It will pick up any chaff or weed seeds on the first or second swipe.