Ruffle

Ruf"fle

, n. [See Ruffle, v. t. & i.] 1. That which is ruffled; specifically, a strip of lace, cambric, or other fine cloth, plaited or gathered on one edge or in the middle, and used as a trimming; a frill.
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2. A state of being ruffled or disturbed; disturbance; agitation; commotion; as, to put the mind in a ruffle.
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3. (Mil.) A low, vibrating beat of a drum, not so loud as a roll; -- called also ruff. H. L. Scott.
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4. (Zol.) The connected series of large egg capsules, or othec, of any one of several species of American marine gastropods of the genus Fulgur. See Otheca.
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Ruffle of a boot, the top turned down, and scalloped or plaited. Halliwell.
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