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  • noun Plural form of scruff.

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Examples

  • I caught them by the scruffs of their necks and pulled them back.

    The Art of Seducing a Naked Werewolf

  • And then lastly he spins, with a smile cruel as sin, and asks, How many scruffs did the stickmen bring in?

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  • My dogs know to hunker up and be still so I can grab them by the scruffs and lift them safely over the fence.

    How To Turn Your Pup Into a Boat Dog

  • I caught them by the scruffs of their necks and pulled them back.

    The Art of Seducing a Naked Werewolf

  • And then lastly he spins, with a smile cruel as sin, and asks, How many scruffs did the stickmen bring in? posted by Hal Duncan | 1: 52 AM

    The Scruffians Project: The Beast of Buskerville

  • My dogs know to hunker up and be still so I can grab them by the scruffs and lift them safely over the fence.

    How To Turn Your Pup Into a Boat Dog

  • Honestly, what are all those red-carpet bouncers for if they let these scruffs in.

    Trailer Trash

  • And then lastly he spins, with a smile cruel as sin, and asks, How many scruffs did the stickmen bring in?

    A Reminder

  • After his world scooplet interview with Never Say Die Nancy Pelosi, his smackdown of the post-election instant conventional wisdom industry and his lead-the-way analysis of some of the actual factual reasons behind the GOP House takeover, our boy outdid himself on Thursday with a terrific piece in which he picked the docile and doleful Dems up by the scruffs of their necks and tried to shake some sense into them.

    Ironic Potheads, Obama Mojo MIA, EJ in the Zone

  • Debbie followed my lead, grabbing those thick, sexy Spanish words by the scruffs of their necks and rolling them around in our mouths, gyrating our hips in time with our rolled rs and trilled ts.

    The Madonnas of Echo Park

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