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tag, rag, and bobtail

noun \ˌtag-ˌrag-ən-ˈbäb-ˌtāl, -ˌrag-əŋ-\

Definition of tag, rag, and bobtail

  1. :  rabble



Examples of tag, rag, and bobtail in a sentence

  1. <in an apparent effort to keep out the city's tag, rag, and bobtail, the restaurant charges royally high prices for mediocre food>



1645

First Known Use of tag, rag, and bobtail

1645

Variants of tag, rag, and bobtail

or tagrag and bobtail play \ˌtag-ˌrag-ən-ˈbäb-ˌtāl, -ˌrag-əŋ-\

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