tag, rag, and bobtail
or tagrag and bobtail noun Date: 1645 rabble

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  • Rag, Tag and Bobtail — Infobox British television show name = Rag, Tag and Bobtail size = caption = format = Childrens runtime = 13 min creators = Freda Lingstrom David Boisseau starring = channel = BBC One first aired = 1953 1965 last aired = num episodes = 24… …   Wikipedia

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  • rag-tag and bobtail — Riff raff • • • Main Entry: ↑rag …   Useful english dictionary

  • rag, tag, and bobtail — noun or ragtag and bobtail : rabble, riffraff the rag, tag, and bobtail of the city Kenneth Roberts a ragtag and bobtail army F.V.W.Mason …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tagrag and bobtail. — See ragtag and bobtail. Also, tag, rag, and bobtail. * * * …   Universalium

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