- n. Plural form of ruff.
“Look here, Dick, at the decoys," cried Tom running to a large wicker cage in which were four of the curious long-legged birds known as ruffs and reeves.”
“Significant populations of Palaearctic birds winter here, with several thousand wigeon (Anas penelope) and shovelers (Anas clypeata) observed in the Bale Mountains, along with waders such as ruffs (Philomachus pugnax) and greenshanks (Tringa nebularia).”
“Then the defenders can't draw trumps and declarer just cross-ruffs.”
“Declarer ruffs and cashes 11 more rounds of spades.”
“They have acquired their summer plumage and look glorious with those long lax ruffs of fox-brown feathers.”
“And so with the cock bird, displaying his feathered ruffs and furbelows, dancing strange antics and spilling out his heart in song.”
“Please give him a few friendly "er-ruffs" from me.”
“They are followed by a hauntingly lovely choral performance from a gaggle of angelic-looking preadolescent boys in red robes and comically large ruffs.”
“Victorian clothing, or what we know as Victorian clothing, consisting of the white blouse with ruffs at the neck and wrists, with the a-line skirt, has existed in any generation.”
“I was wishing for my camera a week or so ago when my son and I came up on a rooster in full display, ruffs flared, full fan, he was in full strut, showing off for a couple of lady friends on down the road a little piece.”
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