ragg

noun, often attributive
\ ˈrəg \
plural -s

Definition of ragg

: a yarn formed of two strands of dyed wool and one strand of undyed wool often combined with other fibers (such as nylon)

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History and Etymology for ragg

probably from Norwegian ragg- (in raggsokk heavy sock made of coarse wool), from ragg thick, shaggy hair, from Old Norse rögg tuft, shagginess

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“Ragg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ragg. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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