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
[rag-i-dee] /ˈræg ɪ di/ adjective 1. . /ˈræɡɪdɪ/ adjective 1. (informal) somewhat ragged; tattered: a raggedy doll adj. 1845, U.S. Southern, from ragged + -y (2). Raggedy Ann stories first published 1918, character created by U.S. illustrator Johnny Gruelle (1880-1938). The tangle of tales about the origin of the doll and the name probably are […]