Webster 1913 Edition
To provide or decorate with a frill or frills; to turn back. in crimped plaits;
A ruffing of a bird’s feathers from cold.
A ruffle, consisting of a fold of membrane, of hairs, or of feathers, around the neck of an animal.See
A similar ruffle around the legs or other appendages of animals.
A ruffled varex or fold on certain shells.
A border or edging secured at one edge and left free at the other, usually fluted or crimped like a very narrow flounce.
Webster 1828 Edition
To shake; to quake; to shiver as with cold; as, the hawk frills.