In came new advisers, in particular Andy Coulson, former editor of the populist, mass market Sunday rag The News of the World.
Then Ziegler tosses the buff LaBeouf around like a rag doll.
rag & Bone creatively layered a dark, rock-and-roll palette that would appeal to the skinny-jean hipster.
George must not use a broom, but a rag—else he will die someday.
That Westbrook would be sitting front row at the rag Bone and Altuzarra shows during New York Fashion Week?
Catspaw told me that the notary has not a rag of paper to prove his noble descent by.
I told the mate to call all hands, and put on every rag of canvas we could set.
Bella threw down her rag, turned fiercely upon him and gripped his shoulders.
Coloured pieces of rag are attached to the ropes, which are moved about by the wind.
Clean fresh canvas was on the floor and a rag mat by the bunk.
scrap of cloth, early 14c., probably from Old Norse rögg "shaggy tuft," earlier raggw-, or possibly from Old Danish rag (see rug), or a back-formation from ragged, It also may represent an unrecorded Old English cognate of Old Norse rögg. Watkins traces the Old Norse word through Proto-Germanic *rawwa-, from PIE root *reue- "to smash, knock down, tear up, uproot" (see rough (adj.)).
As an insulting term for "newspaper, magazine" it dates from 1734; slang for "tampon, sanitary napkin" is attested from 1930s (on the rag "menstruating" is from 1948). Rags "personal clothing" is from 1855 (singular), American English. Rags-to-riches "rise from poverty to wealth" is attested by 1896. Rag-picker is from 1860; rag-shop from 1829.
"scold," 1739, of unknown origin; perhaps related to Danish dialectal rag "grudge." Related: Ragged; ragging. Cf. bullyrag, ballarag "intimidate" (1807).