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noun as in clothes

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In Ireland, the name of Sean Quinn will be forever linked in the public mind as the ultimate cautionary tale of riches to rags.

For every story of rags to riches, there is another of riches to rags.

Filthy rags and broken bottles lay on the concrete pavement.

A man, dressed in rags, stalks across the field, impaling the bodies with a bayonet.

His is the classic immigrant rags-to-riches tale of that much-sought fantasy, the American Dream.

I've seen more cloes on folks' backs hyar, thet wan't no more'n fit for carpet-rags, than any place ever I struck.

It is at best but a worn-out scarecrow shaking its vain rags in the wind.

Their own mothers would hardly know them—burnt black with the sun, in rags or else stark naked, with pipes in their mouths.

The doctor came, just then, and for several minutes he gave his undivided attention to Rags.

Matt was glad of something that would take his mind off Rags for a time, and he followed Chub toward the barn.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rags, such as: duds, scraps, and tatters.

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