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Rag

An obsolete English slang term for a Farthing.

Beaumont and Fletcher in their play The Captain, 1613 (iv. 2), use the phrase, "Not a rag. Not a Deniere," and in A Dictionary of the Canting Crew, printed circa 1700, occurs the definition, "Rag, a Farthing."


Source: Frey's Dictionary (American Journal of Numismatics, Vol. 50, 1916)
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