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scallawag

[skal-uh-wag]
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noun Chiefly British.
  1. scalawag.
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Examples from the Web for scallawag

Historical Examples

  • I never did see a feller who looked more like a scallawag than him.

    The Golden Woman

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • It was wonderful to her the thought of this—this “scallawag.”

    The Golden Woman

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • The morning brought dismay to the negro, the carpet-bagger, and the scallawag of Ulster.

    The Clansman

    Thomas Dixon

  • Every white company has been disarmed and disbanded by our scallawag Governor.

    The Clansman

    Thomas Dixon

  • These Breeds and scallawag Indians were no less to him for their color, or their morals.