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Rags and Jags

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Rags and tatters. A jagged edge is one that is toothed.

“Hark, hark! the dogs do bark,

The beggars are coming to town;

Some in rags and some in jags,

And some in silken gown.”


Nursery Rhyme.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Radegund
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Radical
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Rag (The)
Rag-water
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Ragamuffin (French, maroufle)
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Rail
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