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 for Raff
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Raff \Raff\ (r[.a]f), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Raffed (r[.a]ft); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Raffing.] [OF. raffer, of German origin; cf.
     G. raffen; akin to E. rap to snatch. See Rap, and cf.
     Riffraff, Rip to tear.]
     To sweep, snatch, draw, or huddle together; to take by a
     promiscuous sweep. [Obs.]
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           Causes and effects which I thus raff up together.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Raff \Raff\, n.
     1. A promiscuous heap; a jumble; a large quantity; lumber;
        refuse. "A raff of errors." --Barrow.
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     2. The sweepings of society; the rabble; the mob; -- chiefly
        used in the compound or duplicate, riffraff.
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     3. A low fellow; a churl.
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     Raff merchant, a dealer in lumber and odd refuse. [Prov.
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From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  28 Moby Thesaurus words for "raff":
     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

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

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