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Ruffe (1 syl.)

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A game at cards, now called slamm; also playing a trump, when one cannot follow suit.

“A swaggerer is one that plays at ruffre, from whence he took the denomination of ruffyn.”—J. H. (Gent.) Satirical Epigrams, 1619.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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