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ragtag and bobtail

noun

Definition of ragtag and bobtail

  1. :  rabble



Examples of ragtag and bobtail in a sentence

  1. <locals complained that rental housing would attract the ragtag and bobtail to their well-groomed suburb>



Origin of ragtag and bobtail

1rag + 1tag


First Known Use: 1820

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