Tuft

Definition of Tuft

n.1.A collection of small, flexible, or soft things in a knot or bunch; a waving or bending and spreading cluster; as, a tuft of flowers or feathers.
2.A cluster; a clump; as, a tuft of plants.
Under a tuft of shade.
- Milton.
3.A nobleman, or person of quality, especially in the English universities; - so called from the tuft, or gold tassel, on the cap worn by them.
v. t.1.To separate into tufts.
[imp. & p. p. Tufted; p. pr. & vb. n. Tufting.]
2.To adorn with tufts or with a tuft.
v. i.1.To grow in, or form, a tuft or tufts.

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