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 Rag.Rag-water. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rag (The).
 
The Army and Navy Club. “The rag,” of course, is the flag.   1
        “‘By the way, come and dine to-night at the Rag,’ said the major.”—Truth, Queer Story, April 1, 1886.
 


 Rag.Rag-water. 

 
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