Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of ragman.

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Examples

  • The few birds, pirates, and ragmen in this room paused to drink from their crystal goblets carried from the white room, looked around, then quickly returned to the outer chambers again.

    The Terror

  • All those chimney sweeps and ribbon girls, ragmen and hook-nosed Jews, bricklayers and Highland warriors, Turkish dancers and London match girls?

    The Terror

  • The fact that at least half of this "firewood" had been doused with water-which was, in fact, the law-before the ragmen picked it up didn't make it any easier to light.

    Take A Thief

  • The fact that at least half of this "firewood" had been doused with water-which was, in fact, the law-before the ragmen picked it up didn't make it any easier to light.

    Take A Thief

  • "I thought so, handsome ragmen," returned the visitor.

    The False Chevalier or, The Lifeguard of Marie Antoinette

  • A prince was to come who was to bear her away from the ragmen and the boarding-houses and the soot: and incidentally and in spite of herself, Aunt Mary was to come too, and Uncle Tom.

    Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Winston Churchill

  • To this day the odour of matting brings back to Honora the sense of closed shutters; of a stifling south wind stirring their slats at noonday; the vision of Aunt Mary, cool and placid in a cambric sacque, sewing by the window in the upper hall, and the sound of fruit venders crying in the street, or of ragmen in the alley -- "Rags, bottles, old iron!"

    Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Winston Churchill

  • To this day the odour of matting brings back to Honora the sense of closed shutters; of a stifling south wind stirring their slats at noonday; the vision of Aunt Mary, cool and placid in a cambric sacque, sewing by the window in the upper hall, and the sound of fruit venders crying in the street, or of ragmen in the alley -- "Rags, bottles, old iron!"

    A Modern Chronicle — Volume 01

  • To this day the odour of matting brings back to Honora the sense of closed shutters; of a stifling south wind stirring their slats at noonday; the vision of Aunt Mary, cool and placid in a cambric sacque, sewing by the window in the upper hall, and the sound of fruit venders crying in the street, or of ragmen in the alley -- "Rags, bottles, old iron!"

    A Modern Chronicle — Complete

  • A prince was to come who was to bear her away from the ragmen and the boarding-houses and the soot: and incidentally and in spite of herself, Aunt Mary was to come too, and Uncle Tom.

    A Modern Chronicle — Complete

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