Thesaurus / ruff

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A ruff or tippet surrounds the neck; and the skin of the head of a deer forms a curious kind of cap.

Only the long gray hair about his neck stood up like the ruff of a lady of the court of Queen Elizabeth.

Bob, Son of BattleAlfred Ollivant

Miss Ruff's example was more potent than Mr. O'Callaghan's presence in that assembly.

The BertramsAnthony Trollope

While he worked a puppet with one hand, he untied her ruff with the other.

Little Tony of ItalyMadeline Brandeis

Sometimes she will wear both ruff and collar, the ruff underneath to prop up her collar at the back to the required modish angle.

English CostumeDion Clayton Calthrop

The doublet of this reign shows no change, but the collar of the shirt begins to show signs of the ruff of later years.

English CostumeDion Clayton Calthrop

The above arms are painted on the portrait of a gentleman wearing a ruff, temp.

When playing second to a small card, do not ruff with right alone if it is the first trick.

What a fortunate man you are, Mr. Ruff, to have such a collection of treasures!

Peter Ruff and the Double FourE. Phillips Oppenheim

Fine gentleman though he was, the intensity of his communings had soiled his ruff, and suddenly he knew that she was gazing at it.

Peter and WendyJames Matthew Barrie

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