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Ruffed
Ruffed Ruffed, a. Furnished with a ruff. Ruffed grouse (Zo["o]l.), a North American grouse (Bonasa umbellus) common in the wooded districts of the Northern United States. The male has a ruff of brown or black feathers on each side of the neck, and is noted for the loud drumming sound he makes during the breeding season. Called also tippet grouse, partridge, birch partridge, pheasant, drummer, and white-flesher. ruffed lemur (Zo["o]l.), a species of lemur (lemur varius) having a conspicuous ruff on the sides of the head. Its color is varied with black and white. Called also ruffed maucaco.
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Ruff Ruff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ruffed; p. pr. & vb. n. Ruffing.] 1. To ruffle; to disorder. --Spenser. 2. (Mil.) To beat with the ruff or ruffle, as a drum. 3. (Hawking) To hit, as the prey, without fixing it.
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Ruff Ruff, n. [F. ronfle; cf. It. ronfa, Pg. rufa, rifa.] (Card Playing) (a) A game similar to whist, and the predecessor of it. --Nares. (b) The act of trumping, especially when one has no card of the suit led.
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Ruff Ruff, v. i. & t. (Card Playing) To trump.
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Ruff Ruff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ruffed; p. pr. & vb. n. Ruffing.] 1. To ruffle; to disorder. --Spenser. 2. (Mil.) To beat with the ruff or ruffle, as a drum. 3. (Hawking) To hit, as the prey, without fixing it.
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Ruff Ruff, Ruffe Ruffe, n. [OE. ruffe.] (Zo["o]l.) A small freshwater European perch (Acerina vulgaris); -- called also pope, blacktail, and stone, or striped, perch.
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Ruffle Ruf"fle, n. [See Ruffle, v. t. & i.] 1. That which is ruffled; specifically, a strip of lace, cambric, or other fine cloth, plaited or gathered on one edge or in the middle, and used as a trimming; a frill. 2. A state of being ruffled or disturbed; disturbance; agitation; commotion; as, to put the mind in a ruffle. 3. (Mil.) A low, vibrating beat of a drum, not so loud as a roll; -- called also ruff. --H. L. Scott. 4. (Zo["o]l.) The connected series of large egg capsules, or o["o]thec[ae], of any one of several species of American marine gastropods of the genus Fulgur. See O["o]theca. Ruffle of a boot, the top turned down, and scalloped or plaited. --Halliwell.

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- birds. Other nicknames for ruffed grouse include drummer or thunder-chicken. There are 14 recognized subspecies of ruffed grouse: B. u. yukonensis Grinnell...
- Ruff may refer to: Ruff, Virginia, United States, an unincorporated community Ruff, Washington, United States, an unincorporated community Ruff (bird)...
- are now recognized: the black-and-white ruffed lemur, with its three subspecies, and the red ruffed lemur. Ruffed lemurs are diurnal and arboreal quadrupeds...
- The black-and-white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata) is an endangered species of ruffed lemur, one of two which are endemic to the island of Madagascar...
- The red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra) is one of two species in the genus Varecia, the ruffed lemurs; the other is the black-and-white ruffed lemur (Varecia...
- RR Rescue. DMX (Ruff Ryders/Def Jam) Jin (Ruff Ryders/Virgin) Fiend (Ruff Ryders/Interscope) Eve (Ruff Ryders/Interscope) The LOX (Ruff Ryders/D-Block/Bad...
- Matthew Theron Ruff (born September 8, 1965) is an American author of thriller, science-fiction and comic novels, including The Mirage and Lovecraft Country...
- Ruffer is an English surname. Notable people with the surname include: Jonathan Ruffer (born 1951), British fund manager and philanthropist Marc Armand...
- sportive lemurs, and dwarf lemurs), bamboo lemurs, and ruffed lemurs. In the case of the ruffed lemurs, the young are altricial and the mothers build nests...
- Pachylemur is sometimes referred to as the giant ruffed lemur, because although it and the living ruffed lemurs had similar teeth and skeletons, Pachylemur...
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