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- adj. having a ruff
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Furnished with a ruff.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In zöol., having a ruff or ruffle: as, the ruffed grouse. See ruff, 2 , .
- Heckled on a ruffer.
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Sontag ruffed and led a low spade – still on course for one down – and East won the trick with the nine.
Cy ruffed, led a diamond to dummy and tried a heart to his queen, declining to try for a squeeze.
He won East's trump return in dummy and ruffed a club for his eighth trick, and dummy still had two high trumps.
But he ruffed a diamond at Trick Two and got to dummy with the A-K of clubs to ruff two more diamonds with high trumps.
In today's deal, South played low from dummy on the first spade, ruffed in his hand and started to set up dummy's diamonds.
South ruffed but got only the ace of diamonds besides.
West led the K-A of hearts, and South ruffed and took the three top trumps.
He ruffed a heart to set up his fifth heart but was stuck in dummy.
South threw a diamond on the queen of clubs and ruffed a club.
The actual declarer took the ace of spades, ruffed a spade and led a diamond.