Hay 4 definiciones de ruck en inglés:

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Saltos de línea: ruck

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1 Rugby A loose scrum formed around a player with the ball on the ground: players will be encouraged to go to the ground when tackled to form a ruck Compare with maul.
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  • Vickery is the man in trouble for illegally handling the ball in a ruck.
  • Selby hit back instantly when they worked their way down field from their own line and earned a penalty in front of the posts when a Malton hand was adjudged to have helped the ball back in a ruck.
  • Harrogate's forwards won the ruck and the ball was quickly transferred across the backs for left wing Tapster to finish the move with an unconverted try.
1.1 Australian Rules A group of three players who follow the play without fixed positions.
2A tightly packed crowd of people: Harry squeezed through the ruck to order another pint
2.1 (the ruck) The mass of ordinary people or things: education was the key to success, a way out of the ruck
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  • The trouble with all elect brotherhoods is that they tend to place themselves above the ruck of mankind.

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Take part in a ruck: too often the pack failed to ruck as a unit (as noun rucking) in the games so far the pack has mixed its rucking and mauling well
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  • Kendal's pack, missing some key men among six absent first-team regulars, suffered in the set scrummage but rucked and mauled well.
  • This season, Jim Telfer has been lending his experience and infectious fervour and pugnacity to Scotland's rucking and mauling and at times there did seem more of the dynamic impact of bygone days.
  • Bury laid siege to the Kirby Lonsdale 22 for the first ten minutes and having won three successive line-outs should have kept the ball tight in the forwards and rucked and mauled their way to the line.

Origen

Middle English (in the sense 'stack of fuel, heap'): apparently of Scandinavian origin; compare with Norwegian ruke 'heap of hay'.

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Palabra del día internecine
Pronunciación: ˌɪntəˈniːsʌɪn
adjective
destructive to both sides in a conflict

Hay 4 definiciones de ruck en inglés:

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Saltos de línea: ruck

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[with object]
1Compress or move (cloth or clothing) so that it forms a number of untidy folds or creases: her skirt was rucked up
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  • I twisted to try and knock her hands away and ended up wincing as skin pulled and she pushed me back, rucked my shirt up a bit higher.
  • Their guest made a loud scoffing noise and stood up, violently pushing back his chair so that it rucked up the carpet.
Sinónimos
scrunch up, wrinkle, crinkle, cockle, crumple, rumple, pucker, corrugate, ruffle, screw up, crease, shrivel, furrow, crimp, gather, draw, tuck, pleat
British rare ruckle
1.1 [no object] (Of cloth or clothing) form rucks: Eleanor’s dress rucked up at the front
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  • The fabric is rucking up a little and not making a graceful curve because I haven't trimmed all the seams inside yet.
  • The dress rucks up under the arms because the back strap has been attached to the wrong part of the dress.

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A crease or wrinkle.

Origen

late 18th century (as a noun): from Old Norse hrukka.

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Hay 4 definiciones de ruck en inglés:

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Silabificación: ruck

Entrada del diccionario de inglés estadounidense

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informal
A rucksack: I barely had time to repack my ruck

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Hay 4 definiciones de ruck en inglés:

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Saltos de línea: ruck
British informal

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A quarrel or fight, especially a brawl involving several people: there was a rare old ruck before the police arrived
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  • The award, a virtual passport to fame and fortune, can usually be relied on to bring out the worst in the male-dominated world of stand-up, including a ruck at the party in the early hours of Sunday when the winner is announced.
  • We experienced that the Germans have a strange tendency to bump into people, which no one seemed to mind, however had this happened in a club back in England, it would certainly have lead to a ruck.

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Engage in a ruck: with no money and nothing to do, they started rucking

Origen

1950s: perhaps a shortened form of ruction or ruckus.

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