Main definitions of ragwork in English

: ragwork1ragwork2

ragwork1

Pronunciation /ˈraɡwəːk/

noun

  • The process of making a fabric out of rags by weaving, sewing, or other means; the fabric thus made.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From rag + work.

Main definitions of ragwork in English

: ragwork1ragwork2

ragwork2

Pronunciation /ˈraɡwəːk/

noun

  • Masonry composed of flattish pieces of ragstone, with an undressed surface.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Henry Parker (1806–1884), writer on architecture and publisher. From rag + work.