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English definition of “ruck”

ruck

noun (CROWD)    /rʌk/
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 ball RugbyGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of ruck noun (CROWD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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