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rag business

noun
1.

rag trade

noun, Slang.
1.
the garment, clothing, or fashion industry.
Also called rag business.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
Related forms
rag trader, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for rag-business

rag trade

noun
1.
(informal) the clothing business, esp the aspects concerned with the manufacture and sale of dresses
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