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Date: 1300-1400
Origin: Ragamoffyn, evil spirit in the 14th-century poem Piers Plowman by William Langland

ragamuffin

noun
     
Related topics: Children
rag‧a‧muf‧fin [countable]
literarySSCDC a dirty young child wearing torn clothes

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