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rag

1. n. a newspaper. What a rag! It’s only good for putting in the bottom of bird cages!
2. n. ugly or badly styled clothing; an ugly garment. I can’t wear that rag!
3. n. any clothing, even the best. (Always plural.) Man, I got some new rags that will knock your eyes out!
4. n. a sanitary napkin; a tampon. (For use in the menstrual cycle. Usually objectionable.) God, I’ve got to change this rag!
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Friend, these rags serve but to hide an honest rich man from the eyes of Robin Hood.
Art thou a fool, to trust to beggar's rags to shield thee from Robin Hood?
Then, whirling up his cudgel, he rushed upon Robin as an angry bull rushes upon a red rag.
Do you wonder that I am a little disturbed, my Prince of Rags and Whiskers?
With my rags I ought to wear a cap, any sort of old pancake, but not this grotesque thing.
Round her thin long neck, which looked like a hen's leg, was knotted some sort of flannel rag, and, in spite of the heat, there hung flapping on her shoulders, a mangy fur cape, yellow with age.
Storch recognized investing in Rags of Honor as an opportunity to take AAR s commitment to the next level.
The aim is to turn rags into cash for the hospice as the charity receives PS80 per tonne of linen and fabric donated.
Trained by Michael Matz, Union Rags secured a last-gasp victory in the final leg of the US Triple Crown and had been earmarked for a shot at the Haskell Invitational at the end of the month.
The exhibition, Rags to Riches, by members of Arty-Folks, a group for people recovering from mental health problems, will open at the Glass House in the city centre's Jordan Well tomorrow (World Mental Health Day) and will run until Saturday October 16.
For extra sympathy, she even pinched the youngster under his rags to make him cry.
had sealed his deck and left a pile of oily rags on the deck, Lighty said.
A good practice is to have the rags checked out at a central location, such as the tool room or hazmat.
Union Rags will run next in the Grade 1 Florida Derby on March 31.
As well as Hopkinson, dozens of 'tatters'' (rag and bone men) used to go round the district collecting rags and domestic scrap metal, always with gaily painted carts pulled by coloured ponies which they could, in certain circumstances, hire.