verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Words nearby tuft
Origin of tuft
OTHER WORDS FROM tufttuft·er, noun
Examples from the Web for tuft
The nest is a slight open structure of grass, lined with a few feathers, placed in a tuft of grass or reeds.Argentine Ornithology, Volume I (of 2)|P. L. Sclater
Nest—On the ground, consisting of a bed of dead leaves, under a bush or tuft of grass or weeds.
In rich contrast with these is the style, with its tuft of filaments of a bright orange scarlet colour.
When he looked up, the pony was stolidly cropping a tuft of grass.Out of the Depths|Robert Ames Bennet
A tuft of cotton wool at the top serves to make the float more easily visible.