from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
rag money, under rag.
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Have heard Lowell and Hedge lecture, acted in plays, and thanks to our rag-money and good cousin H., have been to the theatre several times -- always my great joy.
Stories of Achievement, Volume IV (of 6) Authors and Journalists Various 1918
The Continental rag-money had ceased to circulate by the end of 1780, and our foreign credit was nearly ruined.
The Critical Period of American History John Fiske 1871
The Democratic politicians and presses heartily seconded their chieftain in this war, promising the people "Benton mint-drops instead of rag-money."
Perley's Reminiscences, v. 1-2 of Sixty Years in the National Metropolis Benjamin Perley Poore 1853
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