a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things
"his brilliance raised him above the ruck"; "the children resembled a fairy herd"
an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)
pucker, ruck, ruck up(verb)
become wrinkled or drawn together
"her lips puckered"
to draw into wrinkles or unsightly folds; to crease; as, to ruck up a carpet
a wrinkle or crease in a piece of cloth, or in needlework
to cower; to huddle together; to squat; to sit, as a hen on eggs
a heap; a rick
the common sort, whether persons or things; as, the ruck in a horse race
Origin: [Icel. hrukka. Cf. Ruck, v. t.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ruk, n. a wrinkle, fold, or crease.—v.t. to wrinkle, to crease: to annoy, ruffle.—v.i. to have a folded, wrinkled, or ridgy surface. [Ice. hrukka, a wrinkle.]
ruk, v.i. to squat: to crouch down: to cower: to huddle together.—v.t. to perch, to roost.
ruk, n. a crowd: a press: the common run: trash, nonsense.—v.t. to gather in heaps. [Prob. Scand.; Old Sw. ruka, a heap.]
ruk, n. a small heifer.
The numerical value of ruck in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of ruck in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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