Let us see—friend, what's your name—what are we deciding upon for these ruffs?
As you have no ruffs, it seems, this order will not touch your comfort.
Ruffs were now made of lawn and cambric, but originally they had been made of holland.
These ruffs are often referred to in the literature of the period.
Ruffs and collars were no longer seen amongst the upper classes.
Here had been plenty of Ruffs and Reeves this year (Tringa pugnax).
She was displeased with long swords and high ruffs, and commissioned her officers to break the swords and abate the ruffs.
"Of course I will settle the account," says Harry, glumly looking down over Mr. Ruffs head from the stair above him.
An old red cock and two hens with ruffs were scratching with their legs, and strutting about over the floor and benches.
The most probable of these is that which connects it with the peccadilloes or ruffs worn by the gallants of Charles II.