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Definitions of tuft

  1. To separate into tufts. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To adorn with tufts or with a tuft. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To divide into, or decorate with, such clusters. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To separate into tufts: to adorn with tufts. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. To separate into tufts; adorn with tufts. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. To form into tufts; cover with tufts. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To grow in, or form, a tuft or tufts. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To adorn with a tuft or with tufts. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. a bunch of feathers or hair Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. A collection of small, flexible, or soft things in a knot or bunch; a waving or bending and spreading cluster; as, a tuft of flowers or feathers. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. A cluster; a clump; as, a tuft of plants. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A nobleman, or person of quality, especially in the English universities; - so called from the tuft, or gold tassel, on the cap worn by them. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. A knot or bunch made of long, slender parts; as, a tuft of grass; a cluster or clump; as, a tuft of plants. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. A number of small things in a knot: a cluster: a dense head of flowers. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. TUFTED, TUFTY. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. A bunch, as of grass, &c.; lock; cluster. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. A bunch of small flexible things, as grass, leaves, or hair, held together at the base. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. A collection of small things in a knot or bunch; a cluster; a clump; a head of flowers on a partial stalk forming a dense roundish mass; a nobleman's son at a university, distinguished by a tuft on his cap. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. A collection of small things forming a knot or bunch, as of threads or feathers; a cluster; a head of flowers; a little bundle of leaves or hairs, and the like. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for tuft

  1. Round and round he went; the pauw had vanished now, he was squatting in the tuft of grass. – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  2. The tuft was still pressed in, but not nearly as far as before. – Rollo's Philosophy. [Air] by Jacob Abbott
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