previous next
Ruffle, vb. 1) tr. a) to disorder by disturbing a smooth surface: “with robbers' hands my hospitable favours you should not r. thus,” Lr. III, 7, 41.
b) with up, == to stir up: “would r. up your spirits,” Caes. III, 2, 232.
2) intr. to be noisy; a) to rustle: “to deck thy body with his --ing treasure,” Shr. IV, 3, 60. b) to be turbulent and boisterous: “one fit to bandy with thy lawless sons, to r. in the commonwealth of Rome,” Tit. I, 313. “the bleak winds do sorely r.” Lr. II, 4, 304 (Qq russel).
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: