Definition of Chaffs

1. Verb. (third-person singular of chaff) ¹



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Definition of Chaffs

1. chaff [v] - See also: chaff

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chaffs

chaffering
chaffern
chafferns
chaffers
chaffery
chaffier
chaffiest
chaffinch
chaffinches
chaffing
chaffingly
chaffless
chafflike
chaffron
chaffrons
chaffs (current term)
chaffweed
chaffweeds
chaffy
chafing
chafing dish
chafing dishes
chafing gear
chaft
chafts
chagan
chagans
chagas cardiomyopathy
chagasic myocardiopathy
chagoma

Literary usage of Chaffs

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1. Mooriana: Or, Selections from the Moral, Philosophical, and Miscellaneous by John Moore, Francis Prévost, Francis William Blagdon (1803)
"Like rubbed amber, the fop, without influencing any substance of weight, attracts all the straws and chaffs that are near it. PRUSSIAN MANNERS. ..."

2. British Farmer's Magazine (1871)
"The thrashing of grains must be regularly done to supply straws for chaffs and litter, with the grains for the special purposes. The flail supplies these ..."

3. Manual of Botany for North America: Containing Generic and Specific by Amos Eaton (1836)
"Glume-like, on bearing glumes, chaffs, husks. ... with'j husks or chaffs; unirá/re, with one, &c. When several flowers arc ..."

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