The definition of a ruse is a trick.
An example of a ruse is when you lie to someone to get them out of the house before a surprise party.
A crafty stratagem; a subterfuge.
A city of northeast Bulgaria on the Danube River south of Bucharest, Romania. Founded as a Roman fortress, it is today a major port and industrial center.
A stratagem, trick, or artifice.
City in N Bulgaria, on the Danube.
Origin of ruse
Middle English detour, dodging from Old French from ruser to drive back rush1