- scalar product,
- scalar triple product,
Origin of scalawag
Examples 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.
also scallawag, "disreputable fellow," 1848, American English, originally in trade union jargon, of uncertain origin; perhaps an alteration (by influence of wag "habitual joker") of Scottish scallag "farm servant, rustic," itself an alteration of Scalloway, one of the Shetland Islands, wit the reference being to little Shetland ponies (An early recorded sense of scalawag was "undersized or worthless animal," 1854). In U.S. history, used from 1862 as a derogatory term for anti-Confederate native white Southerners.