Rag
Rag Rag (r[a^]g), v. t. [Cf. Icel. r[ae]gja to calumniate, OHG. ruogen to accuse, G. r["u]gen to censure, AS. wr[=e]gan, Goth. wr[=o]hjan to accuse.] To scold or rail at; to rate; to tease; to torment; to banter. [Prov. Eng.] --Pegge. [1913 Webster]

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  • Rag — Rag, n. [OE. ragge, probably of Scand, origin; cf. Icel. r[ o]gg a tuft, shagginess, Sw. ragg rough hair. Cf. {Rug}, n.] 1. A piece of cloth torn off; a tattered piece of cloth; a shred; a tatter; a fragment. [1913 Webster] Cowls, hoods, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • RAG — may refer to:*RAG (student society) mdash; Student run charitable fundraising organisations that are widespread in the United Kingdom (and elsewhere) *Real Academia Galega *RAG Rating for issues or status reports, based on the Red Amber Green… …   Wikipedia

  • rag — rag1 [rag] n. [ME ragge < OE ragg (in raggig, ragged) < ON rögg, tuft of hair < IE base * reu , to tear up > RUG, L ruere, to tumble down, rake up, rudis, rough] 1. a waste piece of cloth, esp. one that is old or torn 2. a small piece …   English World dictionary

  • Rag — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rag — or rags may refer to: *Rag. a title (see Italian honorifics) for people holding high school degrees in business economics. *Rag (student society), a student fund raising charitable group *The Student Rags which took place between King s College… …   Wikipedia

  • rag — Ⅰ. rag [1] ► NOUN 1) a piece of old cloth, especially one torn from a larger piece. 2) (rags) old or tattered clothes. 3) informal a low quality newspaper. ► VERB ▪ give a decorative effect to (a painted surface) by applying paint with a rag …   English terms dictionary

  • Rag — 〈[ ræ̣g] m. 6; unz.; Mus.; kurz für〉 Ragtime * * * Rag [ræg ], der; [s]: Kurzf. von ↑ Ragtime (a, b). * * * Rag   [dt. »Lumpen«], Flattersatz. * * * …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Rag — Rag, v. t. 1. To break (ore) into lumps for sorting. [1913 Webster] 2. To cut or dress roughly, as a grindstone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rag — Rag, v. t. 1. (Music) To play or compose (a piece, melody, etc.) in syncopated time. [Colloq.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To dance to ragtime music, esp. in some manner considered indecorous. [Colloq. or Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rag — (r[a^]g), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Ragged} (r[a^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Ragging} (r[a^]g g[i^]ng).] To become tattered. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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