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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).

RAGLE, n. A kind of stone (see quot.).Ags. 1845 Stat. Acc.2 XI. 354:
18 inches of ragle — useless. . . . i.e. Partly caum and partly sandstone.

[? Deriv. of Eng. rag, a kind of hard stone, see Rag, n.4]

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