raff

v. t.

  1. To sweep, snatch, draw, or huddle together; to take by a promiscuous sweep.

n.

  1. A promiscuous heap; a jumble; a large quantity; lumber; refuse.
  2. The sweepings of society; the rabble; the mob; -- chiefly used in the compound or duplicate, riffraff.
  3. A low fellow; a churl.