"scruff" Definition

  1. the back part of the neck seized by the adversary in an encounter. “I seized him by the SCRUFF of the neck, and chucked him out.” Originally SCURF.

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Position in the dictionary: 3011 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: scrumptious, scufter, scull, scurf, sea-connie, sea-cook, seals, see it out, see the king., see.
Previous words in the dictionary: scrouge, scrimshaw., scrimmage, screwed, screw loose., screw, screever, screeve, screed, screaming

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