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  5  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Ruff  \Ruff\,  Ruffe  \Ruffe\,  n.  [OE.  ruffe.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  small  freshwater  European  perch  ({Acerina  vulgaris});  -- 
  called  also  {pope},  {blacktail},  and  {stone,  or  striped, 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pope  \Pope\,  n.  [AS.  p[=a]pa,  L.  papa  father,  bishop.  Cf 
  {Papa},  {Papal}.] 
  1.  Any  ecclesiastic,  esp.  a  bishop.  [Obs.]  --Foxe. 
  2.  The  bishop  of  Rome,  the  head  of  the  Roman  Catholic  Church. 
  See  {Note}  under  {Cardinal}. 
  3.  A  parish  priest,  or  a  chaplain,  of  the  Greek  Church. 
  4.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  fish;  the  ruff. 
  {Pope  Joan},  a  game  at  cards  played  on  a  round  board  with 
  {Pope's  eye},  the  gland  surrounded  with  fat  in  the  middle  of 
  the  thigh  of  an  ox  or  sheep.  --R.  D.  Blackmore 
  {Pope's  nose},  the  rump,  or  uropygium,  of  a  bird.  See 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Puffin  \Puf"fin\  (p[u^]f"f[i^]n),  n.  [Akin  to  puff.] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  An  arctic  sea  bird  {Fratercula  arctica})  allied 
  to  the  auks,  and  having  a  short,  thick,  swollen  beak, 
  whence  the  name  --  called  also  {bottle  nose},  {cockandy}, 
  {coulterneb},  {marrot},  {mormon},  {pope},  and  {sea 
  Note:  The  name  is  also  applied  to  other  related  species,  as 
  the  horned  puffin  ({F.  corniculata}),  the  tufted  puffin 
  ({Lunda  cirrhata}),  and  the  razorbill. 
  {Manx  puffin},  the  Manx  shearwater.  See  under  {Manx}. 
  2.  (Bot.)  The  puffball. 
  3.  A  sort  of  apple.  [Obs.]  --Rider's  Dict.  (1640). 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  head  of  the  Roman  Catholic  Church  [syn:  {pontiff},  {Holy 
  Father},  {Vicar  of  Christ}] 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Pope,  MS  (village,  FIPS  59240) 
  Location:  34.21366  N,  89.94763  W 
  Population  (1990):  171  (73  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  38658 

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