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rags

/ (ræɡz) /
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Definition of rags

pl n
torn, old, or shabby clothing
cotton or linen cloth waste used in the manufacture of rag paper
from rags to riches informal
  1. from poverty to great wealth
  2. (as modifier)a rags-to-riches tale
glad rags informal best clothes; finery
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