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Definitions for scruff
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nape, scruff, nuchanoun

    the back side of the neck

Wiktionary

  1. scruffnoun

    Someone with an untidy appearance

    That candidate will never get the job, he's a right scruff.

  2. scruffnoun

    crust

  3. scruffnoun

    (Also scruff of the neck) The skin at the back of the neck, the back of the neck, nape.

    He grabbed his unruly kid by the scruff of the neck, and took him home.

  4. scruffverb

    To lift or carry by the scruff.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scruffnoun

    scurf

    Etymology: [See Scurf.]

  2. Scruffnoun

    the nape of the neck; the loose outside skin, as of the back of the neck

    Etymology: [See Scurf.]

Freebase

  1. Scruff

    Scruff is a 2002 television series by D'ocon entertainment. It features the story of a puppy, Scruff, who is adopted by a farmworker named Peter. The show was directed by Antoni D'Ocon. The show was distributed in English by BKN. The series' animation is provided by Toon Boom Harmony creating the 2D traditional animated characters and a 3D computer-generated background.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scruff

    skruf, n. the nape of the neck.—Also Skruff. [A variant of scuff, scuft.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. scruff

    The matter adhering to the bottoms of foul vessels.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scruff in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scruff in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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