from The Century Dictionary.
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This coming from the party who used Reagan like a raggety mop when he died.
It didn't know that this man created The Late Show but it makes perfect sense, the edge which infused that programme runs raggety through this channel.
Shooting coats that had seen better days, a dozen shabby overcoats-worn proudly through the hottest noons-raggety breeches and trousers made by some London tailor, queer baggy homemades of the same persuasion, or quite simply the square of cotton cloth arranged somewhat like a short tight skirt, or nothing at all as the man's taste ran.
Had to start w / a mic check .. this raggety mofo been flatline for so long, had to test for
He is looking kinda raggety these days though isn’t he?
Faix, we was givin 'lessons in it to all mankind whin th' dom raggety-britched tattherdemalions iv Scotchmen hadn't th 'dacincy to wear kilts, even, but wint about bare to th' four winds iv hivin, a barbarious race lower nor a Digger Injun, a scandal to God, man, and faymales black and white. "