- A strip of frilled or closely pleated fabric used for trimming or decoration. (noun)
- A ruff on a bird. (noun)
- A ruckus or fray. (noun)
- Annoyance; vexation. (noun)
- An irregularity or a slight disturbance of a surface. (noun)
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