ruck

All Noun
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  • That brought him out of the ruck, you see, and people remember him. Cited from Rodney Stone, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • He was a key forward who also played the positions of back and ruck.
  • He has played in the ruck and as a key forward for Port.
  • He's head and shoulders above the ruck of black-and-white artists. Cited from Mystery of Murray Davenport, by Robert N. Stephens
  • Nor must the term literature be denied to the ruck of modern writing. Cited from Once Aboard The Lugger, by A.S.M. Hutchinson
  • Also the rucks were over so quickly that I missed seeing most of them.
  • When he returned the following year, he played out the rest of his career in defense and in the ruck.
  • Rucks form when at least one player from each team is on their feet and the ball is on the ground.
  • He was then tested in the ruck position for the next few games.
  • The ruck of men have no private judgment to claim the right of. Cited from The Loudwater Mystery, by Edgar Jepson
  • "She really asked you to get the Rucks out of the house?" Cited from The Pension Beaurepas, by Henry James
  • Then came the ruck of field hands of all types. Cited from The Killer, by Stewart Edward White
  • "Why, how are you to get out of this ruck now, when it begins to move?" Cited from At the Back of the North Wind, George MacDonald #0
  • They turned round when Mr. Ruck came in, and looked at him without confusion. Cited from The Pension Beaurepas, by Henry James
  • He was a strong competitor at centre half-back and also occasionally played the ruck.
  • Mr. Ruck said nothing, but he presently went in, and I did the same. Cited from The Pension Beaurepas, by Henry James
  • He usually played as a ruck rover or on the half back line.
  • The only feature he possessed which lifted him out of the ruck of the ordinary was his eyes. Cited from The Triumph of John Kars, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • But he had never been far from her in the ruck, and now he was again close by her horse's head. Cited from Phineas Redux, by Anthony Trollope
  • At various time he played in the key positions of centre half-forward, centre half-back and ruck-rover.
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Meaning of ruck

  • noun A crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things
    his brilliance raised him above the ruck, the children resembled a fairy herd