ragman roll

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Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “Prob. Ice. ragmenni, a craven, ragr, cowardly (A.S. earg), madhr, man.”

Noun[edit]

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ragman roll (plural ragman rolls)

  1. (historical) Any of a collection of legal documents in which the nobility and gentry of Scotland subscribed allegiance to Edward I of England.

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