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Definition of Ruffle
RuffleRuffle Ruf"fle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ruffled; p. pr. & vb. n.
Ruffling.] [From Ruff a plaited collar, a drum beat, a
tumult: cf. OD. ruyffelen to wrinkle.]
1. To make into a ruff; to draw or contract into puckers,
plaits, or folds; to wrinkle.
2. To furnish with ruffles; as, to ruffle a shirt.
3. To oughen or disturb the surface of; to make uneven by
agitation or commotion.
The fantastic revelries . . . that so often ruffled
the placid bosom of the Nile. --I. Taylor.
She smoothed the ruffled seas. --Dryden.
4. To erect in a ruff, as feathers.
[the swan] ruffles her pure cold plume. --Tennyson.
5. (Mil.) To beat with the ruff or ruffle, as a drum.
6. To discompose; to agitate; to disturb.
These ruffle the tranquillity of the mind. --Sir W.
But, ever after, the small violence done Rankled in
him and ruffled all his heart. --Tennyson.
7. To throw into disorder or confusion.
Where best He might the ruffled foe infest.
8. To throw together in a disorderly manner. [R.]
I ruffled up falen leaves in heap. --Chapman
To ruffle the feathers of, to exite the resentment of; to
irritate. RuffleRuffle 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. RuffleRuffle Ruf"fle, v. i. [Perhaps of different origin from ruffle
to wrinkle; cf. OD. roffeln, roffen, to pander, LG. raffein,
Dan. ruffer a pimp. Cf. Rufflan.]
1. To grow rough, boisterous, or turbulent. [R.]
The night comes on, and the bleak winds Do sorely
2. To become disordered; to play loosely; to flutter.
On his right shoulder his thick mane reclined,
Ruffles at speed, and dances in the wind. --Dryden.
3. To be rough; to jar; to be in contention; hence, to put on
airs; to swagger.
They would ruffle with jurors. --Bacon.
Gallants who ruffled in silk and embroidery. --Sir
Meaning of Ruffle from wikipedia
is a brand
(crinkle-cut) potato chips marketed
by Frito-Lay since
1961. The Frito Company acquired
to Ruffles brand
- In sewing
and dressmaking, a ruffle
, frill, or furbelow
is a strip
of fabric, lace or ribbon tightly gathered
on one edge and applied
to a garment...
- A ruffle
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or pleated strip
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M****alongo in 1860. Members
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are commonly called ruffle lichens
or scatter-rag lichens. Parmotrema tinctorum Parmotrema
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