Definitions for rag trade

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rag′ trade`*(n.)

  1. the garment or fashion industry.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

* Slang..

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apparel industry, garment industry, fashion industry, fashion business, rag trade(noun)

    makers and sellers of fashionable clothing


  1. rag trade(Noun)

    The fashion industry.


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