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rag

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1. 
a. a small piece of cloth, such as one torn from a discarded garment, or such pieces of cloth collectively
b. (as modifier): a rag doll
2. Brit slang, esp naval a flag or ensign

rag

2
in British universities
a. a period, usually a week, in which various events are organized to raise money for charity, including a procession of decorated floats and tableaux
b. (as modifier): rag day

rag

Jazz
a piece of ragtime music

rag

[rag]
(petrology)
Any of various hard, coarse, rubbly, or shell rocks that weather with a rough, irregular surface, such as a flaggy sandstone or limestone used as a building stone. Also known as ragstone.

rag

A large roofing slate that has one edge untrimmed.
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Top RAGA donors were invited on Sunday to a lunch event moderated by National Review editor Rich Lowry.
Its musical mode near to many South Asian classical Ragas but it's identify and musical demonstration entirely different.
I just pounced on his (Hohmann's) miscues," said Raga, who boasts several regional 9ball titles.
I carry this morning raga close to my heart, till this day.
Excellent program notes are provided by Neil Sorrell explaining the form of the raga and how each movement is executed.
Every musician brings to her rendition of a raga a uniqueness that is at once the function of the nature of raga-music and the musician's personal understanding of a raga.
Many of the raga iconographies are unusual, and in some cases the conventional identifications have been followed here in preference to those given in the inscriptions on the paintings.
Thus, it seems that in order to cope with such a saddened situation, he had used his literary ability by expressing his grief through this raga poem.
The rich language and imagery of the poems in this volume arrest one's attention with captivating titles like "Morning Raga," "Guerrilla Girls," "Skunk Insulation," "Journey of 1,000 Li," and "Dirge for Amadou Diallo.
When Oregon Bach Festival PR man George Evano was driving Ana Maria Raga, a musician from Venezuela, around town during the recent festival, she asked if she might do a little shopping.
Their concert featured five pieces, condensing the raga form into a shorter span than is usual.
The documents also make clear that RAGA assigned attorneys general to make calls to companies with business and legal interests in their own states.