Ruck

Definition of Ruck

n.1.A roc.
v. t. & i.1.To draw into wrinkles or unsightly folds; to crease; as, to ruck up a carpet.
[imp. & p. p. Rucked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Rucking.]
n.1.A wrinkle or crease in a piece of cloth, or in needlework.
v. i.1.To cower; to huddle together; to squat; to sit, as a hen on eggs.
The sheep that rouketh in the fold.
- Chaucer.
n.1.A heap; a rick.
2.The common sort, whether persons or things; as, the ruck in a horse race.
The ruck in society as a whole.
- Lond. Sat. Rev.

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