Meaning of RAG in English

RAG

I. noun Etymology: Middle English ~ge, from Old English *~g, from Old Norse rǫgg tuft, shagginess Date: 14th century 1. a waste piece of cloth, clothes usually in poor or ~ged condition, clothing , something resembling a ~, newspaper , II. noun Etymology: Middle English ~ge Date: 14th century any of various hard rocks, a large roofing slate that is rough on one side, III. transitive verb (~ged; ~ging) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1739 to rail at ; scold , torment , tease , IV. noun Date: 1864 an outburst of boisterous fun, V. noun Etymology: short for ~time Date: 1897 a composition in ~time

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