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to bully; harass:
to bullyrag fraternity plebs.
Historical Examples

The Crime of the Century Henry M. Hunt
How to Write Letters (Formerly The Book of Letters) Mary Owens Crowther
The Dreadnought of the Air Percy F. Westerman
Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 3, July, 1851 Various
Suspended Judgments John Cowper Powys
Glimpses into the Abyss Mary Higgs

verb -rags, -ragging, -ragged
(transitive) to bully, esp by means of cruel practical jokes Also ballyrag


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