Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A rude, wild, wanton girl; a hoiden; a tomboy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rude, wild, wanton girl; a hoiden; a tomboy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rude. wild girl; a tomboy.

Etymologies

See tomboy and rig. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A very ` tomrig and rump-scuttle, 'she knew only the sports of boys: her war-like spirit counted no excuse too slight for a battle; and so valiant a lad was she of her hands, so well skilled in cudgel-play, that none ever wrested a victory from fighting Moll.

    A Book of Scoundrels

  • A very 'tomrig and rump-scuttle,' she knew only the sports of boys: her war-like spirit counted no excuse too slight for a battle; and so valiant a lad was she of her hands, so well skilled in cudgel-play, that none ever wrested

    A Book of Scoundrels

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