Definition of ragwork in English:

ragwork

noun

  • The process of making a fabric out of rags by weaving, sewing, or other means; the fabric thus made.

noun

  • Masonry composed of flattish pieces of ragstone, with an undressed surface.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From rag + work<br>mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Henry Parker (1806–1884), writer on architecture and publisher. From rag + work.

Pronunciation

ragwork

/ˈraɡwəːk/