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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.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
It is at best but a worn-out scarecrow shaking its vain rags in the wind.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Their own mothers would hardly know them—burnt black with the sun, in rags or else stark naked, with pipes in their mouths.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The doctor came, just then, and for several minutes he gave his undivided attention to Rags.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Matt was glad of something that would take his mind off Rags for a time, and he followed Chub toward the barn.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
A hideous old crone covered with rags knelt beside the Duchesss, who on leaving the church offered her holy water.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
It was plain that Morisco had told the sheriff something about Rags, and Matt would have liked to hear what it was.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Woollen rags are mixed with cotton which has no manurial value, and the skin refuse from tan-works contains much lime.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
Woollen rags have been largely employed as a manure for hops, and are believed to surpass every other substance for that crop.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
He immediately sent home the battalions of the volunteers of 1792, who were arriving without arms and in rags.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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WORDS RELATED TO RAGS

  • apparel
  • array
  • attire
  • clothes
  • costume
  • dress
  • duds
  • feathers
  • garb
  • garments
  • habit
  • outfit
  • rags
  • threads
  • toggery
  • togs
  • wear
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