1. [tʌft] n
1. 1) пучок

a tuft of grass - пучок травы

a tuft of feathers - пучок перьев, хохолок

a tuft of hair - пучок волос, хохолок

2) зоол. бородка
3) бот. розетка
2. бородка клинышком, эспаньолка
3. группа деревьев, кустов; рощица; купа (деревьев)
4. холмик; курган

the house was set high on a tuft of land - дом стоял на вершине небольшого холма

5. ряд стежков (на одеяле, матраце)
6. унив. жарг. титулованный студент
7. ист. золотая кисточка (на головном уборе титулованного студента)
2. [tʌft] v
1. украшать хохолком
2. стегать (одеяло, матрац)
3. расти пучками
4. охот. поднимать (дичь)

Новый большой англо-русский словарь. 2001.

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  • Tuft — Tuft, n. [Prov. E. tuff, F. touffe; of German origin; cf. G. zopf a weft of hair, pigtail, top of a tree. See {Top} summit.] 1. A collection of small, flexible, or soft things in a knot or bunch; a waving or bending and spreading cluster; as, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tuft — [tuft] n. [ME (with unhistoric t) < OFr tufe, prob. < L tufa, a kind of helmet crest] 1. a bunch of hairs, feathers, grass, etc. growing closely together or attached at the base 2. any similar cluster; specif., a) a clump of plants or trees …   English World dictionary

  • tuft|ed — «TUHF tihd», adjective. 1. furnished with a tuft or tufts: »a tufted quilt. 2. having a tuft of feathers on the head; crested. 3. formed into a tuft or tufts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tuft — Tuft, v. i. To grow in, or form, a tuft or tufts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tuft — Tuft, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tufted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tufting}.] 1. To separate into tufts. [1913 Webster] 2. To adorn with tufts or with a tuft. Thomson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tuft — bezeichnet ein textiles Verfahren, siehe Tufting Tuft ist der Nachname folgender Personen: Svein Tuft (* 1977), kanadischer Radrennfahrer Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung m …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tuft — es un apellido que puede hacer referencia a: Gabriel Tuft, luchador. Svein Tuft, ciclista profesional …   Wikipedia Español

  • tuft — late 14c., perhaps from O.Fr. touffe tuft of hair, either from L.L. tufa a kind of crest on a helmet (also found in Late Gk. toupha), or from a Germanic source (Cf. O.H.G. zopf, O.N. toppr tuft, summit; see TOP (Cf. top) (1)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • tuft — [tʌft] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: tufe] a bunch of hair, feathers, grass etc growing or held closely together at their base tuft of ▪ tufts of grass …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tuft — [ tʌft ] noun count several individual pieces of grass, hair, feathers, or fibers that are all growing or joined together at the bottom end: tufts of reddish hair …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tuft — [n] clump of strands of something bunch, cluster, collection, cowlick, feathers, group, knot, plumage, ruff, shock, topknot, tussock; concepts 392,432,471 …   New thesaurus


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