from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See raggee.
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- n. East Indian cereal grass whose seed yield a somewhat bitter flour, a staple in the Orient
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I must 'apologize' (for lack of a better word) for my using of Broadway Hacker's name in that post, I feel that it is red, and weak for someone to rag on the ragee-of-the-month, behind their back.
They evinced no curiosity whatever concerning their visitors, who bought from them some cakes of ground ragee, which formed the chief article of their food.