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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).

RAGGIT, adj. Also ragget (Rnf. 1741 Crawfurd MSS. (N.L.S.) R.3; Edb. 1773 Fergusson Poems (S.T.S.) II. 85). Gen.Sc. forms of Eng. ragged. Deriv. raggety, id. Gen.Sc.Uls. 1892 J. Barlow Bogland (1893) 114:
Ye'd feel, clumpin' on be his side, like a quare sort o' raggety gawk.
Kcb. 1893 Crockett Raiders xxiii.:
Fore and aft of the herd there were raggety boys holding the beasts in check.

Comb. Ragget Willie, ragged robin, Lychnis flos-cuculi (Sh. 1914 Angus Gl.).

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