Definition of ruck
- trying to rise above the ruck
- —Richard Holt
- finished the race in the ruck
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First Known Use: 1706See Words from the same year
rugby : a group of players who are trying to get the ball while it is on the ground
the ruck : ordinary or normal people or events
: a fight especially among a group of people
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