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Definition of ruff

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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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