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  • as inragtag and bobtail
  • as inTom, Dick, and Harry

synonyms for ragtag bobtail

  • Everyman
  • canaille
  • common ruck
  • lowest social class
  • rabble
  • ragtag
  • rank and file
  • riffraff
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How to use ragtag bobtail in a sentence

The news only reached his lordship yesterday at noon, while at breakfast with his Excellency Lord Bobtail, our ambassador.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
And he laughed as he doffed his bobtail coat, And the echoing folds of the carpet smote.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
He received a reply at Providence, and he read it and felt like a gambler who has drawn a card to fill his bobtail hand.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
There are about twenty American organizations here—big, little, rag-tag, and bobtail.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF WALTER H. PAGE, VOLUME IIBURTON J. HENDRICK
Harry'd never go to any of those other big strikes—the Bobtail, or the one in Russell Gulch, or a lot more.
THE PIKE'S PEAK RUSHEDWIN L. SABIN
And across the course, amid the tag-rag and bobtail of Warsaw, the eyes of the man called Kosmaroff watched their every movement.
THE VULTURESHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
Driving mostly your big van trailer-truck and bobtail trucks and pickup and delivery service.
WARREN COMMISSION (6 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. VI (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
Little Bobtail was worried; but it was high tide, and he anchored close up to the rocks in front of the cottage.
LITTLE BOBTAILOLIVER OPTIC
The bay is full of islands, and Little Bobtail concluded to get under the lee of one of them, and wait for better weather.
LITTLE BOBTAILOLIVER OPTIC
He overhauled one of the boxes, without being any the wiser, and Little Bobtail was sorely puzzled.
LITTLE BOBTAILOLIVER OPTIC
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