ruffer

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

ruff +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

ruffer (plural ruffers)

  1. (bridge) One who ruffs.

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ruffer

  1. comparative form of ruff: more ruff

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ruffer (plural ruffers)

  1. Alternative form of rougher (worker who shapes something)
    • 1914, Medical Art and Indianapolis Medical Journal (volume 17, page 6)
      Examination led to the concluson that he had an irreducible omental hernia, as it interfered with his ability to follow his trade, that of an iron ruffer.