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n. (plural of rag English) vb. (en-third-person singular of: rag)

Rags (novel)

Rags is a BBC Books original novel written by Mick Lewis and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Third Doctor and Jo.

Rags (musical)

Rags is a musical with a book by Joseph Stein, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and music by Charles Strouse.

Rags (dog)

Rags (c. 1916 - March 6, 1936) was a mixed breed terrier who became the U.S. 1st Infantry Division's dog-mascot in World War I.

He was adopted into the 1st Division on July 14, 1918, in the Montmartre section of Paris, France. Rags remained its mascot until his death in Washington, D.C. on March 22, 1936. He learned to run messages between the rear headquarters and the front lines, and provided early warning of incoming shells. Rags achieved great notoriety and celebrity war dog fame when he saved many lives in the Meuse-Argonne Campaign by delivering a vital message despite being bombed, gassed and partially blinded. His adopted owner and handler, Private James Donovan, was seriously wounded and gassed, dying after returning to a military hospital at Fort Sheridan in Chicago. Rags was adopted by the family of Major Raymond W. Hardenbergh there in 1920, moving with them through several transfers until in Fort Hamilton, New York, he was reunited with members of the 18th Infantry Regiment who had known him in France. Rags was presented with a number of medals and awards.

Rags (2012 film)

Rags is a Nickelodeon Original Movie. It is a musical gender switched inversion of the Cinderella fairy tale, starring Max Schneider, Keke Palmer, Drake Bell, Avan Jogia and Nick Cannon. The movie premiered on Nickelodeon in May 28, 2012.

The film was released on August 28, 2012 as a double feature with Big Time Movie.

Rags (1915 film)

Rags is a still-surviving 1915 silent film produced by Famous Players Film Company and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film was directed by James Kirkwood and starring Mary Pickford. It survives in various prints between the Library of Congress, the George Eastman House and Cinematheque Francaise.

Though a Zukor produced film, the production was shot at Biograph Studios.

Rags (nickname)

Rags is a nickname for:

  • Rags Faircloth (1892–1953), Major League Baseball pitcher
  • John Kelly (rugby union) (born 1974), Irish retired rugby union footballer
  • Rags Matthews (1905–1999), All-American football player
  • Rags Morales, American comic book artist
  • Clare Raglan (1927–2002), Canadian National Hockey League player
  • Rags Ragland (1905–1946), American character actor
  • Sébastien Raguin (born 1980), French rugby league player
  • Dave Righetti (born 1958), American Major League Baseball retired pitcher

Usage examples of "rags".

Glad Rags, force herself to cut back her rampant philodendron, and walk four miles around her country block three times a week to try to regain control of a body that gravity was sending south.

His heart had stopped slamming against his ribs, but thinking of Rags was making its beat erratic.

He saw Rags smile and shake her head, then offer her hand to the other passenger.

From the strawberry-ice-cream color of its stucco walls to the white-railed porches, the big house was the one Rags had constructed a hundred times in her dreams.

Ann would, and Rags flew back to Indiana on the pretext of business, spending half the flight and all the layover in Memphis in tears.

Ellis Ann had shrunk enough that they were the same height now, and she clung to Rags with what looked like desperation.

Junoesque proportions made Rags instantly resentful of her own mediocre stature, stood in front of the oven taking out the cookie sheet covered with golden brown biscuits.

Tell and herself, and Rags thought they just might be able to pull this off.

None of those women had, at any time, taken his breath away as Rags did.

Any minute now, Tell would get off the phone and make some snide remark about Rags clipping coupons and she would snap back that her kitchen was not an extension of his office.

Glad Rags had never defined her, only earned her a good living and kept her from obsessing about laundry detergent, talking to plants, and feeding stray cats.

They saved twelve dollars and forty-four cents by using coupons, a feat that delighted Rags until they stopped at the liquor store and spent several times that amount on beer, wine, and peanuts.

Tell grinned at the boy, but Rags saw the tension behind the expression.

Where, Rags wondered-not for the first time-had this solemn and gentle child come from?

Taking the hint, Rags poured her a glass of sweet tea and sat across from her.