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Words nearby runagate
Example sentences from the Web for runagate
Runagate is well known to be a corrupt doublet of renegade, one who has "denied" his faith.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)|Ernest Weekley
No runagate serf in medival Europe was more severely dealt with than the Congo native who dared to range afield.Samba|Herbert Strang
Thou, false heretic and runagate, sayest that thou wilt not obey our General or Provincial Councils.
It suits Verres to pretend to disbelieve this, and to declare that the man is a runagate slave.Life of Cicero|Anthony Trollope
Such was indeed my intention up to the year 1785, when I found this runagate at Vienna.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
British Dictionary definitions for runagate
- a vagabond, fugitive, or renegade
- (as modifier)a runagate priest