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Proverbs containing the word Chaff

There is no wheat without chaff

Chaff is the outer covering of the grain and has to be separated from it. The proverb means that merit is often obscured by worthlessness.... Read more →

You cannot catch old birds with chaff

Experienced people are not to be deceived; they are too shrewd. Chaff is the outer covering of the grain and worthless as food.