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ruffle of a boot
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Ruffle \Ruf"fle\, n. [See Ruffle, v. t. & i.] 1. That which is ruffled; specifically, a strip of lace, cambric, or other fine cloth, plaited or gathered on one edge or in the middle, and used as a trimming; a frill. [1913 Webster] 2. A state of being ruffled or disturbed; disturbance; agitation; commotion; as, to put the mind in a ruffle. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mil.) A low, vibrating beat of a drum, not so loud as a roll; -- called also ruff. --H. L. Scott. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zool.) The connected series of large egg capsules, or oothecae, of any one of several species of American marine gastropods of the genus Fulgur. See Ootheca. [1913 Webster] Ruffle of a boot, the top turned down, and scalloped or plaited. --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]