Definition of Ragamuffins

1. Noun. (plural of ragamuffin) ¹



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Definition of Ragamuffins

1. ragamuffin [n] - See also: ragamuffin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ragamuffins

rag bagger
rag baggers
rag day
rag doll
rag dolls
rag gourd
rag paper
rag pudding
rag the puck
rag trade
raga
ragalike
ragamuffin
ragamuffins (current term)
ragas
ragazine
ragazines
ragbags
ragbolt
ragbolts
ragde
ragdolls
rage
rageaholic
rageaholics
raged
ragee

Literary usage of Ragamuffins

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1. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1885)
"They put no trust in the protection of " a handful of ragamuffins." They well knew when danger came they themselves must face it. ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"THE PACK OF ragamuffins THE cock once said to the hen, " It is now the time when the nuts are ripe, so let us go to the hill together and for once eat our ..."

3. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"... Arithmetic—Political Letters—The Election Law in Congress—The state of things in Pennsylvania it was intended for—John Randolph denounces "ragamuffins" ..."

4. English Prose (1137-1890) by John Matthews Manly (1909)
"... yet share the money when you meet at supper: notwithstanding, to gull the ragamuffins that stand aloof gaping at you, throw the cards (having first torn ..."

5. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"Why dost thou let such ragamuffins Thus rudely make our ships our coffins." Mar. 5. P.Plou. RAIN, A ridge. ..."

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