roughscuff

noun
variants: or less commonly rough-scruff \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗ \

Definition of roughscuff

: riffraff the political roughscuff of EuropeAtlantic

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First Known Use of roughscuff

1816, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for roughscuff

rough entry 1 + scuff, scruff

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“Roughscuff.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roughscuff. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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