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ruff

(rŭf),
A collar or ruffle.
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While waiting with Ruffs head in my lap, pressing a rag over the wound, time stood still.
He loves grouse and guides hunters to many ruffs each fall, but also enjoys the change of pace and scenery that other upland birds afford--pheasants, prairie grouse and the desert quails.
A source at the bishops' conference said Ruffs speaking engagements were not arranged by the conference or its Secretariat for Divine Worship.
If West ruffs the third club and leads the queen of hearts, I win, lead a trump to the king and throw a heart on the last high club.
His tally was seven ruffs, two spades and a diamond.
FLOCKS of ruffs, resplendent in their new breeding finery, have assembled on marshes to practise their spectacular communal "lekking" displays.
The twisting, spiraling flight of the wily bird had reminded the two veteran mountain hunters why a growing number of ruffed grouse hunters in the eastern United States believe that challenging ruffs in the highland regions of the Appalachians may be the purest form of the sport.
The most nauseating part of Kendall and Ruffs rebuttal is the wild spinning and mad somersaults aimed at showing that Clinton did not really commit perjury in his civil deposition or his grand jury testimony.
Ruffs broker/dealer handles the often complex administrative details of being an RIA in exchange for a small percentage of his investment advisory fee income.
with tunics and swollen pantaloons and ruffs (some of these made of lilies).
Lank and his colleagues took blood samples from wild ruffs and removed their eggs from nests, they report in the Nov.