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ruff 1

American English: /rəf/
British English: /rʌf/

noun

  • 1 (collar)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (on animal, bird)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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ruff 3
American English: /rəf/
British English: /rʌf/

transitive or intransitive verb

  • (in cards)
    matar (con un triunfo)

noun

  • (in cards)
    Example sentences
    • 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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