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.
1. Adorned with a tuft; as, the tufted duck.
2. Growing in tufts or clusters; tufty.
The tufted crowtoe, and pale jessamine. --Milton.
Tufted trees and springing corn. --Pope.
Tufted duck Zool., the ring-necked duck. [Local, U. S.]
adj 1: (of plants) growing in dense clumps or tufts [syn: caespitose,
2: having or adorned with tufts; "a tufted bedspread"
3: (of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or
process on the head; often used in combination; "golden
crested"; "crested iris"; "crested oriole"; "tufted duck";
"tufted loosestrife" [syn: crested, topknotted]