Ragabash

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ragabash An idle, ragged person.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ragabash A shiftless, disreputable fellow; a ragamuffin.
    • n ragabash Collectively, idle, worthless people.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Ragabash a low fellow
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ice. rögg, shagginess.

Usage

In literature:

Here as a Yorkshireman would say, were assembled all the 'ragabash' of Scarborough, to judge by what they said and did.
"A Month in Yorkshire" by Walter White
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