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ruff

(rŭf),
A collar or ruffle.
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Ten years ago, I picked up a strapping 11-month-old named Ruff from a breeder in Wisconsin.
Sharptails don't sit 'under nose: and they will flush when a dog gets pushy, just like a ruff does.
Males with the most colourful plumage and biggest ruffs are the most likely to mate when they reach their breeding grounds in Northern Europe.
Kendall and Ruff show that the evidence for some of Starr's charges is inconclusive.
After 20 tax seasons, Mike Ruff of Pampa, Texas, is making some big changes in his life.
Dressed in deep black, she is first seen ascending to her box in the opera house, in the company of a pair of Asian maids, or ushers, bearing white birds called Jacobin pigeons - birds with a natural ruff of feathers, echoing the ushers' ruffs of lilies.
Female ruffs may also be able to express male mating behavior, Lank says.
East won the ace, crossed to West's ace of diamonds and received a spade ruff.
The only way to go down is if the hearts are 5:1 and you play two top hearts, intending to ruff hearts three times.
Like the Ruffs, the airline workers chose the lump sum of pounds 16 million.
com/) Buffalo Sabres fired Lindy Ruff after 16 years behind the bench.
It was a double blow for owners Aidan and Helen Ruff, who had lost treasured daughter Bethany, 16, just hours before the fire struck.