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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ruffed  \Ruffed\,  a. 
  Furnished  with  a  ruff. 
 
  {Ruffed  grouse}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  North  American  grouse  ({Bonasa 
  umbellus})  common  in  the  wooded  districts  of  the  Northern 
  United  States.  The  male  has  a  ruff  of  brown  or  black 
  feathers  on  each  side  of  the  neck,  and  is  noted  for  the 
  loud  drumming  sound  he  makes  during  the  breeding  season. 
  Called  also  {tippet  grouse},  {partridge},  {birch 
  partridge},  {pheasant},  {drummer},  and  {white-flesher}. 
 
  {ruffed  lemur}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  species  of  lemur  ({lemur 
  varius})  having  a  conspicuous  ruff  on  the  sides  of  the 
  head.  Its  color  is  varied  with  black  and  white.  Called 
  also  {ruffed  maucaco}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drummer  \Drum"mer\,  n. 
  1.  One  whose  office  is  to  best  the  drum,  as  in  military 
  exercises  and  marching. 
 
  2.  One  who  solicits  custom;  a  commercial  traveler.  [Colloq. 
  U.S.]  --Bartlett. 
 
  3.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  fish  that  makes  a  sound  when  caught;  as: 
  a  The  squeteague. 
  b  A  California  sculpin. 
 
  4.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  large  West  Indian  cockroach  ({Blatta 
  gigantea})  which  drums  on  woodwork,  as  a  sexual  call 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  drummer 
  n  :  someone  who  plays  a  drum 




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