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Rag Water (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Rag Water

Gin, or any other common dram: these liquors seldom failing to reduce those that drink them to rags.

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

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Rag Fair * Ragamuffin

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

Rabbit Catcher
Rabbit Suckers
Rack Rent
Rackaback
Raffs
Rag
Rag-1
To Rag
Rag Carrier
Rag Fair
Rag Water
Ragamuffin
Rails
Rainbow
Rainy Day
Rake
Ralph Spooner
Ram Cat
Rammish
Rammer
To Ramp