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a small clump, cluster, or coil.
A cluster, clump, or bunch, as of hairs.
tuft(tuft) a small clump or cluster; a coil.
Etymology: Fr, touffe, a tuft
an object resembling a tassle, such as a tuft of hair.
n part of the toothbrush head, refers to the small, individual clusters of bristles that proceed from a single opening.
a small clump or cluster; a coil.
see caveolated cell.