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ruffles

noun
plural of ruffle

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1 a strip of fabric gathered or pleated on one edge and used as trimming
  • likes lace curtains without ruffles and chintz curtains with ruffles

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ruffles

verb
present tense third-person singular of ruffle

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“Ruffles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ruffles. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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