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rag

noun [C]
 
 
/ræɡ/
a piece of old cloth that you use to clean thingsEquipment used for cleaning
Translations of “rag”
in Korean 넝마, 걸레…
in Arabic خِرْقة…
in French guenille…
in Turkish toz bezi…
in Italian straccio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 布, 舊布, 破布…
in Russian тряпка…
in Polish szmata, ścierka…
in Spanish trapo…
in Portuguese trapo, farrapo…
in German der Lumpen…
in Catalan drap…
in Japanese ぼろ切れ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 布, 旧布, 破布…
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