Origin of canaille
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How to use canaille in a sentence
Hamburg writhed impotent at his feet and the "heavy arm of justice fell on the canaille."Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
They called her sinner, which she was; and she called them canaille, which they probably were.
Why must the canaille make so hideous a noise when it amuses itself?
Were she Duchess she would teach the canaille what was fitting for it!
I suppose this is the case where the blood of a gentleman boils indignantly at the challenge of the canaille.Barrington|Charles James Lever