Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Wool from rags; shoddy.

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  • They included the overnight cabins, a 100-year-old sawmill, an office and a magasin general, or general store, that sold maple syrup, maple syrup candy and frontier-era crafts like rabbit pelts and rag-wool socks.

    RutlandHerald.com

  • They included the overnight cabins, a 100-year-old sawmill, an office and a magasin général, or general store, that sold maple syrup, maple syrup candy and frontier-era crafts like rabbit pelts and rag-wool socks.

    NYT > Travel

  • She didn’t check my rag-wool socks, however, which would easily have held a couple of small bottles of Jameson.

    A belated Merry Christmas! | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

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