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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
"You were mighty good to take so much interest in such a scalawag," he answered warmly.A Daughter of the Dons|William MacLeod Raine
A scalawag delivered the gem of the occasion: Ladies and gentlemen: I am happy to embrace this privilege of speaking to you.Dixie After the War|Myrta Lockett Avary
If you are crossing to Scalawag Harbor to-night, I should be glad if you would take this telegram with you.
True, it was not inviting—a passage of Scalawag Run in the wet, gray wind, with night flowing in from the sea.
But it certainly was a memorable occasion for the little mistresses of Scalawag and for Sammy.The Corner House Girls Growing Up|Grace Brooks Hill