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ruff

noun [C] uk   /rʌf/ us  
a large, stiff collar with many folds, worn in Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries, or a circle of hair or feathers growing round the neck of a bird or animalParts of clothesThe skin, hair and bone of non-human animals
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