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noun
  1. A piece of cloth torn off; a tattered piece of cloth; a shred; a tatter; a fragment.
  2. Hence, mean or tattered attire; worn-out dress.
  3. A shabby, beggarly fellow; a ragamuffin.
  4. A coarse kind of rock, somewhat cellular in texture.
  5. A ragged edge.
  6. A sail, or any piece of canvas.
  7. A piece of ragtime music.
The song mapleleaf has a pleasant, bouncy tune.
  1. (context, slang, pejorative) A newspaper, magazine.
  2. (context, poker slang) A card that appears to help no one.
  3. (context, poker slang) A low card
Translations:
  • Dutch: rag(nl)
  • German: Fetzen(de, Lumpen, m, {{t-, de)m
  • Italian: cencio(it)m
  • Spanish: jir√≥n , trapo
verb (rag, g, ing)
  1. To scold or rail at; to rate; to tease; to torment; to banter.
Etymology: :Middle English <i>ragge</i>, from Old English <i>ragg</i>, from Old Norse <i>rgg</i> tuft, shagginess - ca. 14th century:7 - Short for ragtime - ca. 1897


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