Ruffs sentence example
As we arrived at our first stop to view some Ruffs, we heard a corncrake nearby.
The roots of this plant were collected in Elizabethan times for their high starch content, which was used to stiffen fashionable linen ruffs.
These ruffs became somewhat ridiculous in the amount of stiffness and size; a writer of the time, Webster, talked about a man carrying himself "...monstrous steady for fear of breaking."Advertisement