There are 2 translations of ruff in Spanish:

ruff1

Pronunciation: /rʌf/

n

  • 1 1.1 (collar) gorguera (f)
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    • As low necklines gave way to ruffs of starched lace, enameled gold and jeweled necklaces hung to the waist and below on men and women alike.
    • Throughout Lady Rebecca regaled members with interesting titbits and explanations of why the Elizabethans wore shifts, fur trimming, cuffs and ruffs, etc.
    • In Elizabethan times the roots were dried and crushed and the powder was mixed with water and used to stiffen the ruffs worn by the gentry.
    1.2 (on animal, bird) collar (m)
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    • The tail has a dark band at the end, with a lighter tip, which, like the dark ruff around the neck, is evident when fanned open.
    • In addition, bicolors have a white ruff, white legs and feet and may have patches of white on their bodies.
    • Bird feathers used in mate attraction may form huge crests, ruffs, or tails: the male peacock tail is a case in point.
  • 2 (in cards) triunfo (m)
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    • It is often bad to lead the second round of hearts, because of the danger of giving a ruff and discard to the opponents, since there are only six cards in the suit.
    • This strategy suits hands which look to be strong in honour cards or have a long suit that may be run through without ruffs by the opponent.

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There are 2 translations of ruff in Spanish:

ruff2

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.