Ragging
Rag 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]

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