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Noun ruff has 3 senses
- choker, ruff, ruffle, neck ruff - a high tight collar
--1 is a kind of collar, neckband
--1 has particulars: fraise
- ruff, Philomachus pugnax - common Eurasian sandpiper; male has an erectile ruff in breeding season
--2 is a kind of sandpiper
--2 is a member of Philomachus, genus Philomachus
--2 has particulars: reeve
- ruff, trumping - the act of taking a trick with a trump when unable to follow suit
--3 is a kind of turn, play
--3 is a part of bridge
Verb ruff has 1 sense
- trump, ruff - play a trump
--1 is one way to move, go