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[rʌf], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a projecting starched frill worn round the neck, characteristic of Elizabethan and Jacobean costume
(e.g: an Elizabethan ruff)

- a projecting or conspicuously coloured ring of feathers or hair round the neck of a bird or mammal
(e.g: a ruff of long pointed feathers)

- a pigeon of a domestic breed with a ruff of feathers on its neck.

- a North Eurasian wading bird, the male of which has a large variously coloured ruff and ear tufts in the breeding season, used in display.


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Origin:
early 16th century (first used denoting a frill around a sleeve): probably from a variant of rough


[rʌf], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an edible marine fish of Australian inshore waters that is related to the Australian salmon.



Phrases:

Origin:
late 19th century: from ruffe


[rʌf], (Verb)

Definitions:
- (in bridge, whist, and similar card games) play a trump in a trick which was led in a different suit
(e.g: declarer ruffed and then led a heart)


Phrases:

Origin:
late 16th century (originally the name of a card game resembling whist): from Old French rouffle, a parallel formation to Italian ronfa (perhaps an alteration of trionfo ‘a trump’)


[rʌf], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an act of ruffing or opportunity to ruff
(e.g: he gave his partner a spade ruff)


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[rʌf], (Noun)

Definitions:
- one of the basic patterns (rudiments) of drumming, consisting of a single note preceded by either two grace notes played with the other stick (double-stroke ruff or drag) or three grace notes played with alternating sticks (four-stroke ruff).


Phrases:

Origin:
late 17th century: probably imitative




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