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ruckle

noun, verb
  1. British another word for ruck 2
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Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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Historical Examples

  • Suddenly, the dead silence struck me: my ear missed the "ruckle," and the occasional exclamations of delight.

    The Substance of a Dream

    F. W. Bain

  • Ruckle and Olmstead owned the portage on the south side of the river, and their steamer was the Wasco.

  • Proceeding up the west coast of Tanganyika, he reached Ujiji on the 14th of March 1869, “a ruckle of bones.”

  • Ruckle and Olmstead owned the portage on the south side of the River, and their steamer was the Wasco.

    The Columbia River

    William Denison Lyman