tuft (n.) Old form(s): tufft
clump, small group, thicket
AYL III.v.75[Rosalind as Ganymede to Silvius] If you will know my house, / 'Tis at the tuft of olives here hard by
R2 II.iii.53[Percy to Northumberland] There stands the castle by yon tuft of trees
WT II.i.34[Lord to Leontes, of Camillo and Polixenes] Behind the tuft of pines I met them
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