Scruff



noun
1.
the nape or back of the neck.
noun, Metallurgy.
1.
(in tin-plating) dross formed in the bath.
noun
1.
the nape of the neck (esp in the phrase by the scruff of the neck)
noun
1.
(informal) an untidy scruffy person
2.
(informal) a disreputable person, ruffian
3.
another name for scum (sense 3)
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