Chaff"y (?), a.
Abounding in, or resembling, chaff.
Chaffy grain beneath the thresher's flail.
Light or worthless as chaff.
Slight and chaffy opinion.
3. Bot. (a)
Resembling chaff; composed of light dry scales.
Bearing or covered with dry scales, as the under surface of certain ferns, or the disk of some composite flowers.
© Webster 1913.