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Noun
Grain husks separated from the seeds during threshing
“However, there's a hell of a lot of chaff to go through as well.”
Noun
Light-hearted joking; banter
“Made us roar in the mess, though I've had to put up with a certain amount of good-natured chaff about having a father who reads the Guardian, let alone writes for it!”
Noun
The husks of corn or other seed separated by winnowing or threshing
“In the process of making fine mealie-meal, Maize that is washed clean is put aside, while coarse Bran chaff is separated out.”
Verb
Tease
“… chaffed her about the brightly colored shirt she had received as a gift.”
Verb
To make jokes
“… a coworker who likes to chaff at others' expense, and this often results in hurt feelings.”
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