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ruffle

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something costly and unnecessary

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(paleontology) a bony plate that curves upward behind the skull of many ceratopsian dinosaurs

an external body part consisting of feathers or hair about the neck of a bird or other animal

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a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim

ornamental objects of no great value

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Aaron was not indisposed to display his talents, even to an ogre, under protecting circumstances; and after a few more signs of coyness, consisting chiefly in rubbing the backs of his hands over his eyes, and then peeping between them at Master Marner, to see if he looked anxious for the "carril", he at length allowed his head to be duly adjusted, and standing behind the table, which let him appear above it only as far as his broad frill, so that he looked like a cherubic head untroubled with a body, he began with a clear chirp, and in a melody that had the rhythm of an industrious hammer
And, along the winding alleys, I followed the skipping and dancing white frill, a sort of will-o'-the-wisp, that showed me the way among the trees.
I am glad I was able to do you a service, my dear Anna Mikhaylovna," said Prince Vasili, arranging his lace frill, and in tone and manner, here in Moscow to Anna Mikhaylovna whom he had placed under an obligation, assuming an air of much greater importance than he had done in Petersburg at Anna Scherer's reception.
One day his wife was ironing and she ironed a great big nightcap with a frill round it.
Oliver did as the old lady bade him; and, although she lamented grievously, meanwhile, that there was not even time to crimp the little frill that bordered his shirt-collar; he looked so delicate and handsome, despite that important personal advantage, that she went so far as to say: looking at him with great complacency from head to foot, that she really didn't think it would have been possible, on the longest notice, to have made much difference in him for the better.
A very small-plaited shirt frill stuck out from his waistcoat; and a very long steel watch-chain, with nothing but a key at the end, dangled loosely below it.
But them fine-talking men from the big towns mostly wear the false shirt-fronts; they wear a frill till it's all a mess, and then hide it with a bib; I know Riley does.
We applaud the Telecommunications Act for ensuring that consumers who only want a basic, no frills, telephone package can keep it and save money they will need to meet other critical expenses," Gallo added.
Maybe all of the dinosaurs in this family used their frills and horns only to show others which type of dinosaur they were.
The cost-effective business model of no frills airlines has increased the demand for new aircraft in the market.
A senior official said the study will be used to formulate new strategy for its no frills brand and denied there was a plan to scrap the no frills offering.
Chiffon ruffles and flamboyant frills give this season's trends a splash of girly glamour.
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