from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A simplified spelling of chaff.


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  • Children especially have been very ill from the lead, which sits in chaf mountains a couple hundred feet high you can see for miles around.

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  • Morris, painstakingly researched the book, sorting through thousands upon thousands of founders' statements, winnowing the wheat from the chaf, plucking only the most desirable cherry from each tree, to find the quotes needed to support his arguments.

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  • Bloody hell, I love this guy, how else is a lady/woman/person oh enough of this PC crap going to cut the wheat from the chaf!

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  • We had inverted a parachute in the Snack Bar by hanging it from the ceiling and draping the shroud lines with chaf.


  • But remember that no injector can work coal cinders or chaf and that all joints must be air tight.

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  • A useless strip of white chaf -- oh, no, he was guiding the auto car -- of white chiffon -- or perhaps it was grenadine or tulle -- was tied beneath her chin, pretending to hold her bonnet in place.

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  • GEORGE MA.DONA.D M.A. Me list not of the chaf ne of the stre

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  • I thought you drop the At .... just "chaf a (uh) laya"

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  • Well, I was goin to make a chaf salad for dinner tonight (although my salads contain bacon, ham and turkey hehe) - but now I think a Rib Eye on the grill (with lots of SMOKE into the atmosphere), a baked potato and corn on the cob is in order.

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