a European freshwater teleost fish, Acerina cernua, having a single spiny dorsal fin: family Percidae (perches) Also called pope
adjective 1. displaying or wearing a ruff. noun 1. a neckpiece or collar of lace, lawn, or the like, gathered or drawn into deep, full, regular folds, worn in the 16th and 17th centuries. 2. something resembling such a piece in form or position. 3. a collar, or set of lengthened or specially marked hairs […]
noun 1. a North American grouse, Bonasa umbellus, having a tuft of black feathers on each side of the neck. ruffed grouse noun 1. a large North American grouse, Bonasa umbellus, having brown plumage with darker markings around the neck and a black-tipped fan-shaped tail
noun 1. a tough, lawless person; roughneck; bully. adjective 2. Also, ruffianly. tough; lawless; brutal. noun 1. a violent or lawless person; hoodlum or villain
noun 1. conduct befitting a ruffian. 2. ruffian character.