tag, rag, and bobtail

noun
\ ˌtag-ˌrag-ən-ˈbäb-ˌtāl How to pronounce tag, rag, and bobtail (audio) , -ˌrag-ᵊŋ- \
variants: or tagrag and bobtail

Definition of tag, rag, and bobtail

: rabble

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Examples of tag, rag, and bobtail in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of tag, rag, and bobtail

1645, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tag, rag, and bobtail was in 1645

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“Tag, rag, and bobtail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tag%2C%20rag%2C%20and%20bobtail. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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