from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Masonry built with undressed flat stones of about the thickness of a brick, and having a rough exterior, whence the name.
- n. A manufacture of carpeting or similar heavy fabric from strips of rag, which are either knitted or woven together. Compare rag carpet, under rag.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The floor was of slate but strewn with rugs, some of rag-work others of badgers 'skins.