ragbag

or rag-bag

[ rag-bag ]
/ ˈrægˌbæg /

noun

a bag in which small pieces of cloth are kept for use in mending.
a mixture or conglomeration: a ragbag of facts, half-truths, and blatant lies.

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Origin of ragbag

First recorded in 1810–20; rag1 + bag
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British Dictionary definitions for ragbag

ragbag
/ (ˈræɡˌbæɡ) /

noun

a bag for storing odd rags
a confused assortment; jumblea ragbag of ideas
informal a scruffy or slovenly person

Word Origin for ragbag

C19
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