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raff

[raf] /ræf/
noun
1.
riffraff; rabble.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; extracted from riff-raff

Raff

[rahf] /rɑf/
noun
1.
Joseph Joachim, 1822–82, Swiss composer.
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British Dictionary definitions for raff

raff

/ræf/
noun (archaic or dialect)
1.
rubbish; refuse
2.
rabble or riffraff
Word Origin
C14: perhaps from Old French rafle a snatching up; compare raffle, riffraff
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