It was figure-hugging with ruched sides and a deep neckline, and like Ryan, Biden accessorized with a big brooch.
Her office dress, slit at the bottom and displaying at this moment a neat ankle, was ruched about the neck and sleeves.
"frill," 1827, from French ruche, literally "beehive" (13c.), of Celtic origin (cf. Breton rusken), from Proto-Celtic *rusca "bark." Related: Ruched; ruching.