That is to say, the assassin merely desires to remove one blackleg in order to make a place for some other blackleg.
Knave he was,—cheat at cards, blackleg on the turf,—but forgery!
Her first husband—my poor boy, I am sorry for you—was a scoundrel, a thief, a blackleg.
I released the blackleg, and he sat helpless in his chair, and glared at us.
In returning to my boarding-house I was met by the blackleg pettifogger, who treated me with great coldness.
Could I think of treading in the boots of a blackleg, albeit they never were his own?
So this gambler and blackleg was the gentlemanly Mr. Hawley, was he; well, what could be his little game?
Do you suppose any boy would be so mean as to be a blackleg?
It wad be awfu' to hear folk cryin' 'blackleg' after yir faither, wadna' it, Mysie?
You and your master are cheats, he says, and your master is a blackleg besides, he says.