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Chaff is the core of the wheat from which comes grain.Cut to the chaff means to cut to the essence, the meaning, the essential of what you are trying to say.
Pre 60s....precusor of "cut to the chase"
"Blah, blah, blah"
"Cut to the chaff!"
"Just listen and you'll hear!"
by Elaine Pedigo April 08, 2006

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eliminate extraneous focus meaning narrow down precise