Local rag

Local rag
newspaper specified to a certain area

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • local rag — n BrE informal a local newspaper …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • local rag — noun (C) BrE informal a local newspaper …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • local rag — Australian Slang newspaper specified to a certain area …   English dialects glossary

  • rag — [[t]ræ̱g[/t]] rags, ragging, ragged 1) N VAR A rag is a piece of old cloth which you can use to clean or wipe things. He was wiping his hands on an oily rag. ...a bundle of old rags... It looked like a piece of rag. 2) N PLURAL Rags are old torn… …   English dictionary

  • rag — rag1 [ræg] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(cloth)¦ 2¦(newspaper)¦ 3 in rags 4 from rags to riches 5¦(music)¦ 6¦(students event)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1 4,6; Date: 1300 1400; : Old Norse; Origin: rögg rough hairiness ] [Sense: 5; …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rag — rag1 [ ræg ] noun * 1. ) count a piece of old cloth used for cleaning or wiping something: an oily rag 2. ) rags plural clothes that are old, torn, and dirty: in rags (=wearing rags): The little girl was dressed in rags. 3. ) count INFORMAL a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rag — I UK [ræɡ] / US noun Word forms rag : singular rag plural rags * 1) [countable] a piece of old cloth used for cleaning or wiping something an oily rag 2) rags [plural] clothes that are old, torn, and dirty in rags (= wearing rags): The little… …   English dictionary

  • local — /ˈloʊkəl / (say lohkuhl) adjective 1. relating to or characterised by place, or position in space: local situation. 2. relating to, characteristic of, or restricted to a particular place or particular places: a local custom. 3. belonging to or… …  

  • Rag Pudding — is an old fashioned savoury dish originated in Oldham, popular in Lancashire [http://www.basc.org.uk/content/farmers markets] , England. A traditional Rag Pudding broadly consists of minced meat and onions wrapped in a suet pastry which is then… …   Wikipedia

  • rag-bush — ragˈ bush noun A bush to which shreds of cloth are tied as offerings to the local spirit, often near a well • • • Main Entry: ↑rag …   Useful english dictionary

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