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  • adj. Without chaff.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Without chaff.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Without chaff; free from worthless matter, rubbish, or refuse.


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chaff +‎ -less


  • During the week that the old machine poured out its chaffless wheat and the driver whistled in the centre of the treadmill Miss Chris appeared at the barn at noon each day to warn the hands against waste of time and to see that the mules were well watered.

    The Voice of the People

  • In all the prairie there was no spot of vivid green, no oasis in the desert of tawny grasses and stunted brown cornstalks, and bare, hot stubble wherefrom even the poor crop of straw had been chaffless and mean.

    Winning the Wilderness

  • Flailed by the thunder, heaped with chaffless grain

    The Complete Works of Whittier


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