There are 2 translations of ruff in Spanish:

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ruff1

Pronunciation: /rʌf/

noun/nombre

  • 1 (collar) gorguera (feminine)
    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) collar (masculine)
    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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ruff3

Pronunciation: /rʌf/

transitive or intransitive verb/verbo transitivo o intransitivo

  • (in cards) matar ([ con un triunfo ])

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