ragtag and bobtail

or rag, tag, and bobtail; tagrag and bobtail


noun

the riffraff; rabble: The ragtag and bobtail of every nation poured into the frontier in search of gold.

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Origin of ragtag and bobtail

First recorded in 1810–20

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