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Oxford dictionary definition of the word ruff:
1a projecting starched frill worn round the neck, characteristic of Elizabethan and Jacobean costume:
an Elizabethan ruff
2a projecting or conspicuously coloured ring of feathers or hair round the neck of a bird or mammal:
a ruff of long pointed feathers
my nape stirred like the ruff of a dog in a thunderstorm
3a pigeon of a domestic breed with a ruff of feathers on its neck.
4 (plural same or ruffs) a North Eurasian wading bird, the male of which has a large variously coloured ruff and ear tufts in the breeding season, used in display.
Philomachus pugnax, family Scolopacidae; the female is called a reeve
early 16th century (first used denoting a frill around a sleeve): probably from a variant of rough