Definition of chaff-cutter in English:



  • A machine for chopping hay and straw for use as fodder.

    • ‘Do you have a Horwood Bagshaw chaff-cutter with screw bagger fitted please?’
    • ‘In 1909 JLS patented a Safety Shield for Chaff Cutters, a safety device for the feed of chaff-cutters.’
    • ‘The softer side, for example the love and steadfastness of Antigone, is simply uncut hay for the chaff-cutter, the material and not the form of life.’