from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. . A boy actor.
- n. A comic actor.
- n. The jack of trumps in spoil-five.
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I'm sorry Mr. Vice President, but it doesn't matter what we or the UN does, that country is lead by a lunatic play-boy, who is starving his people and showing off half-decent rockets to get international support and respect.
When the wayfarers drew abreast, the play-boy saw that the other traveler was the Blind Man from his village.
_ Ay, forsooth, he'll say his part, I warrant him, as well as e'er a play-boy of 'em all: I could have had money enough for him, an
But I can tell you, my dear, I was a good warrant for a play-boy when I was your age!
He also managed to score the fiery beast of a woman who would easily kill lesser men while keeping a complete play-boy status intact.
It's a world away from 'Gerard the play-boy' we read about in the tabloids.