Word of the Day: RAG-MANNERED

from rag + mannered (having manners of a specified kind)

“…Let us now take a Turn or two with Sir Tunbelly’s Heiress of 1500 pounds a year. This Young Lady swears, talks smut, and is upon the matter just as rag-manner’d as Mary the Buxsome. ‘Tis plain the Relapser copyed Mr. Durfey’s Original, which is a sign he was somewhat Pinch’d…”

From: A Short View of the Immorality, and Profaneness of the English Stage:
Together with the sense of antiquity upon this argument 
– Jeremy Collier, 1698

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