rag rug

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noun

a rug, often multicolored, made of rags or strips of fabric woven or stitched together.

Nearby words

  1. rag,
  2. rag bolt,
  3. rag doll,
  4. rag gourd,
  5. rag paper,
  6. rag trade,
  7. rag-and-bone man,
  8. rag-bag,
  9. rag-doll,
  10. rag-rolling

Origin of rag rug

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for rag rug

  • The woman was lying on the floor by the bench where she sewed, her head pillowed on her rag-rug.

    'Me-Smith'|Caroline Lockhart