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English definition of “ruck”

ruck

noun uk   /rʌk/ us  

ruck noun (CROWD)

the ruck ordinary people or things, that you consider boring: Carter's brilliant second novel lifted her out of the ruck (of average writers).Ordinary people [C] specialized sports a group of players in rugby who are all together around the ballRugbyGeneral terms used in ball sports

ruck noun (FOLD)

[C] a foldMaking things more or less smooth or straight
(Definition of ruck from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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