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Old 09-29-2016, 09:47 AM
Ignotus Ignotus is offline
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I searched Wiktionary for various meanings of rag and found this:

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Noun
rag ‎(plural rags)
A coarse kind of rock, somewhat cellular in texture; ragstone.

Verb
rag ‎(third-person singular simple present rags, present participle ragging, simple past and past participle ragged)
To break (ore) into lumps for sorting.
To cut or dress roughly, as a grindstone.
Seems likely to me the guy worked down mine.

Last edited by Ignotus; 09-29-2016 at 09:50 AM.