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Rag Fair (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Rag Fair

An inspection of the linen and necessaries of a company of soldiers, commonly made by their officers on Mondays or Saturdays.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Rag Carrier * Rag Water

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