Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Middle English form of rascal.

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Examples

  • Happy the few who have only to reproach themselves with believing that these rascals were less 'rascaille' than they proved!

    Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 5 (of 6) With His Letters and Journals

  • Happy the few who have only to reproach themselves with believing that these rascals were less 'rascaille' than they proved! ”

    Life of Lord Byron With His Letters And Journals

  • See yon tall man in the black mail, who is busied marshalling the farther troop of the rascaille yeomen — by Saint Dennis, I hold him to be the same whom we called

    Ivanhoe

  • Bracy; “this comes of reviling saints and angels, and ordering images of holy things and holy men to be flung down on the heads of these rascaille yeomen.”

    Ivanhoe

  • ` ` And a brave addition to the kingdom of Satan, '' said De Bracy; ` ` this comes of reviling saints and angels, and ordering images of holy things and holy men to be flung down on the heads of these rascaille yeomen. ''

    Ivanhoe

  • See yon tall man in the black mail, who is busied marshalling the farther troop of the rascaille yeomen --- by Saint Dennis, I hold him to be the same whom we called _Le Noir Faineant_, who overthrew thee, Front-de-Buf, in the lists at Ashby. ''

    Ivanhoe

  • Old Daygo he is a rascaille, an old scamp; but he serve me vairy true, and it vas I tempt him vis _monnaie_ to keep my secrete after he show me ze cavern.

    Cormorant Crag A Tale of the Smuggling Days

  • When I would have bidden them go home, the one brawler asks me insolently, ` Wherefore? 'the other smote me with his sword, whereupon the whole rascaille set on me, and as Master Alderman Headley can testify, I scarce reached his house alive.

    The Armourer's Prentices

  • When I would have bidden them go home, the one brawler asks me insolently, 'Wherefore?' the other smote me with his sword, whereupon the whole rascaille set on me, and as Master

    The Armourer's Prentices

  • 'I will not be a slave to the rascaille,' said Henry.

    The Caged Lion

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