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 for ragamuffin
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ragamuffin \Rag`a*muf"fin\ (r[a^]g`[.a]*m[u^]f"f[i^]n), n. [Cf.
     Ragamofin, the name of a demon in some of the old mysteries.]
     1. A paltry or disreputable fellow; a mean wretch. --Dryden.
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     2. A person who wears ragged clothing. [Colloq.]
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     3. (Zool.) The long-tailed titmouse. [Prov. Eng.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a dirty shabbily clothed urchin [syn: ragamuffin,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  45 Moby Thesaurus words for "ragamuffin":
     Arab, beach bum, beachcomber, beggar, bo, bum, bummer, dogie,
     gamin, gamine, guttersnipe, hobo, homeless waif, idler, landloper,
     lazzarone, loafer, losel, mudlark, orphan, piker, ragman,
     ragpicker, rounder, scarecrow, ski bum, stiff, stray, street Arab,
     street urchin, sundowner, surf bum, swagman, swagsman,
     tatterdemalion, tennis bum, tramp, turnpiker, urchin, vag,
     vagabond, vagrant, waif, waifs and strays, wastrel

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