Raff

Definition of Raff

Pronunciation: råf
v. t.1.To sweep, snatch, draw, or huddle together; to take by a promiscuous sweep.
[imp. & p. p. Raffed (råft); p. pr. & vb. n. Raffing.]
Causes and effects which I thus raff up together.
- Carew.
n.1.A promiscuous heap; a jumble; a large quantity; lumber; refuse.
2.The sweepings of society; the rabble; the mob; - chiefly used in the compound or duplicate, riffraff.
3.A low fellow; a churl.
Raff merchant
a dealer in lumber and odd refuse.

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cattle, chaff, clamjamfry, debris, dregs, dregs of society, dust, junk, litter, lumber, masses, mob, offscourings, offscum, other half, proletariat, ragtag and bobtail, riffraff, rubbish, rubble, scrap, scum, shoddy, sordes, swinish multitude, trash, truck, vermin
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