rag day


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Noun1.rag day - a day on which university students hold a rag
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
rag week, rag - a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
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March 20, 1967: Oastler College's first Rag Day raised more than pounds 300 for charity and a Rag Day Committee spokesman said the students were delighted with the result.
Then, after frantic enquiries, it emerged that the craft were built by engineering students at Farnborough Technical College in Hampshire as part of a rag day hoax.
After I graduated I revived "Pantosfinx" the rag magazine when in those days students had a Rag Day to raise money for charity and hospitals in the pre NHS-days.
The 90th annual Rag Day in Pill, Somerset, started pleasantly enough before groups of teenagers gathered and began drinking at the basketball park.
It shows Newcastle University medical students in a Rag Day stunt in the Grainger Street/Market Street area during the autumn term of 1962, and I believe most of the participants are still alive and well.
Apparently, Cardiff students had threatened to kidnap Graham and I as a rag day stunt - they would have wanted a ransom to let us go.
Little Emily Hemming and her schoolmates at Mount Nod Primary School were decked out in colourful costumes during Birmingham Children's Hospital's fundraising Glad Rag Day on Friday.
February 23, 1962: Huddersfield College of Technology students mystified passers-by in the Market Place today with a Rag Day demonstration of a new dance, the Twist.
Emily Hemming, aged nine, of Mount Nod, is the face behind the Glad Rag Day fundraiser for Birmingham Children's Hospital.