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English definition of “ruff”


noun [C]     /rʌf/
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 animal Parts of clothesThe skin, hair and bone of non-human animals
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