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Ruff shod

Posted by ESC on August 18, 2007

In Reply to: Ruff shod posted by Allan W. Deela on August 18, 2007

: I can't begin to count how many times I have used the term {riding ruff shod} over someone without knowing the exact meaning can someone help!

From Merriam-Webster:

Pronunciation: -"shäd
Function: adjective
1 : shod with calked shoes
2 : marked by tyrannical force -- roughshod rule. Run roughshod.