A pair of ragamuffins.
a dirty, ragged person; esp., a poor, ragged child
Origin of ragamuffinMiddle English Ragamoffyn, name of a demon in Piers Plowman: sense probably influenced, influence by rag
A shabbily clothed, dirty child.
Origin of ragamuffinMiddle English Ragamuffyn, a personal name : probably raggi, ragged (from ragge, rag; see rag1) + Middle Dutch moffel, muffe, mitten; see muff2.