the brink, as of a cliff.
any extreme edge; verge.
on the ragged edge, in a dangerous or precarious position; on the verge or brink of:
on the ragged edge of despair.
noun, Newfoundland. 1. a young seal that, having lost parts of its initially white fur, presents a parti-colored or piebald appearance.
[rag-id] /ˈræg ɪd/ adjective 1. clothed in tattered garments: a ragged old man. 2. torn or worn to ; tattered: ragged clothing. 3. shaggy, as an animal, its coat, etc. 4. having loose or hanging shreds or fragmentary bits: a ragged wound. 5. full of rough or sharp projections; jagged: ragged stones. 6. in a […]
noun 1. a plant, Lychnis flos-cuculi, of the pink family, having pink or white flowers with dissected petals. noun 1. a caryophyllaceous plant, Lychnis floscuculi, native to Europe and Asia, that has pink or white flowers with ragged petals Also called cuckooflower See also catchfly
- Ragged school
noun 1. (in Britain, formerly) a free elementary school for poor children