neck ruff

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Noun1.neck ruff - a high tight collarneck ruff - a high tight collar      
collar, neckband - a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
fraise - a ruff for the neck worn in the 16th century
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The problem is that to them she probably appears to be some dry old grey person from history, like Queen Victoria or that ginger one with the neck ruff in Blackadder.
Ethan Hawke uses Method to get into character, and Sara Kestelman smokes a cigarette, as she is incongruously dressed in a costume and neck ruff.
The particular kudu I was looking at also had the rarity of an exceptionally long and luxurious neck ruff.
His extravagant scarlet and gold ceremonial uniform with its white neck ruff and Tudor bonnet, is a far cry from the Boro strip he treasures.