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 for Not to care a rap
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rap \Rap\, n. [Perhaps contr. fr. raparee.]
     A popular name for any of the tokens that passed current for
     a half-penny in Ireland in the early part of the eighteenth
     century; any coin of trifling value.
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           Many counterfeits passed about under the name of raps.
                                                    --Swift.
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           Tie it [her money] up so tight that you can't touch a
           rap, save with her consent.              --Mrs.
                                                    Alexander.
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     Not to care a rap, to care nothing.
  
     Not worth a rap, worth nothing.
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