- a renegade.
Origin of renegado
Borrowed into English from Spanish around 1590–1600
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Examples from the Web for renegado
Of this I was assured by a renegado slave, a Bulgarian by birth, who belonged to the lady I have mentioned.
An Hungarian renegado, one of the lowest rank, had carried her off in an excursion, and treated her as his wife.
When one of the band took unto himself a wife, a renegado would perform the marriage ceremony.Told by the Death's Head
Turning quickly to his troop, he singled out a renegado Christian, a traitor to his religion and his king.
The renegado, seeing his comrade fall, fled for his life, making the halls and galleries ring with his outcries.
- an archaic word for renegade