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Ruff (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Ruff

An ornament formerly worn by men and women round their necks. Wooden ruff; the pillory.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Ruby Faced * Ruffian

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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