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chaffy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chaffy  \Chaff"y\,  a. 
  1.  Abounding  in  or  resembling,  chaff. 
 
  Chaffy  grain  beneath  the  thresher's  flail. 
  --Coleridge. 
 
  2.  Light  or  worthless  as  chaff. 
 
  Slight  and  chaffy  opinion.  --Glanvill. 
 
  3.  (Bot.) 
  a  Resembling  chaff;  composed  of  light  dry  scales. 
  b  Bearing  or  covered  with  dry  scales,  as  the  under 
  surface  of  certain  ferns,  or  the  disk  of  some 
  composite  flowers. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chaffy 
  adj  1:  abounding  in  or  covered  with  or  resembling  or  consisting  of 
  chaff  [syn:  {chafflike}] 
  2:  of  no  value;  "an  empty  chaffy  book  by  a  foolish  chaffy 
  fellow" 




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