Thesaurus / rag

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Then she and Aunt Juliet rag the other servants until things get smoothed out again.
PRISCILLA'S SPIESGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
I had a stick, and I washed it at every brook I came to, and one woman gave me a rag to put on it.
LITTLE MENLOUISA MAY ALCOTT
Where the parts have become dirty, they should be brushed clean with a clean brush or rag.
The sixth—(good fellow, without a rag on his back)—does not care a straw where the march goes.
"Then he must have had it in his breech-cloth," remarked the corporal seriously, for not a rag besides had he about him.
HARDSCRABBLEJOHN RICHARDSON
Yes, sir; when it comes to fishing, old California lays it over 'em all—she takes the rag right off the bush!
ROUGHING IT DE LUXEIRVIN S. COBB
This needle I first greased with a rag on which a little lard had been rubbed.
The clear solution obtained by treating the powder with water is utilised by the paper-maker for bleaching the rag pulp.
THE MANUFACTURE OF PAPERROBERT WALTER SINDALL
The Fuegians go so far as to tear up any piece of cloth which one of the tribe may receive, so that each member may have a rag.
RHYMES A LA MODEANDREW LANG
"I'd give every pound at my bank and every rag off my back for one line of your figure," said Mrs. Lenoir.

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