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Origin of scalawag
OTHER WORDS FROM scalawagscal·a·wag·ger·y, nounscal·a·wag·gy, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for scalawag
Eddie Haskell Santorum is supposed to get the evangelical vote what with his Christian-right backing, not the scalawag Newt.Marianne Gingrich Interview Casts Doubts on Newt’s New Image|Margaret Carlson|January 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When I got back to the house, I felt for my handkerchief, and found that scalawag's roll o' bills, which I'd clean forgot.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy
Some one without money to try to enlist my sympathies in helping some scalawag out of trouble.By Force of Impulse|Harry V. Vogt
After the war, when he had turned scalawag, he was taken to task for the speech.
The scalawag, being a renegade, was scorned more than a carpet-bagger.
I'd like to give her a line on that handsome scalawag—before it's too late.Fore!|Charles Emmett Van Loan