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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tuft /ˈtʌft/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 tuft /ˈtəft/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tuft n.
 1. A collection of small, flexible, or soft things in a knot or bunch; a waving or bending and spreading cluster; as, a tuft of flowers or feathers.
 2. A cluster; a clump; as, a tuft of plants.
    Under a tuft of shade.   --Milton.
    Green lake, and cedar fuft, and spicy glade.   --Keble.
 3. A nobleman, or person of quality, especially in the English universities; -- so called from the tuft, or gold tassel, on the cap worn by them. [Cant, Eng.]
    Several young tufts, and others of the faster men.   --T. Hughes.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tuft, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tufted; p. pr. & vb. n. Tufting.]
 1. To separate into tufts.
 2. To adorn with tufts or with a tuft.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tuft, v. i. To grow in, or form, a tuft or tufts.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a bunch of hair or feathers or growing grass [syn: tussock]
      2: a bunch of feathers or hair