There are 2 translations of ruff in Spanish:

ruff1

Pronunciation: /rʌf/

n

  • 1 1.1 (collar) gorguera (feminine)
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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 (masculine)
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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 (masculine)
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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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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.

There are 2 translations of ruff in Spanish:

ruff2

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.