- Northwest English dialect a rascal; rogue
C20: from scallywag
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Examples from the Web for scally
So we'll call you Excalibur, won't we, darling little Scally?
You are never going to introduce Scally into Aunt Phœbe's establishment!
Her brother-in-law apologetically admitted that he had forgotten Scally.
Afraid I don't dance the tango, Scally, old man; but thanks for the invitation, all the same!