Tag-rag
Tag-rag Tag"-rag`, n. & a. [See {Tag} an end, and {Rag}.] The lowest class of people; the rabble. Cf. {Rag, tag, and bobtail}, under {Bobtail}. [1913 Webster]

If the tag-rag people did not clap him and hiss him, I am no true man. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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