Definitions

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  • n. Archaic form of renegade.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See renegade.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as renegade.

Etymologies

Spanish (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Well," says William, immediately, "but art thou a Christian or a heathen, or what we call a renegado?"

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  • According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, renegade's earliest meanings had to do with deserting one's religion, coming from the Spanish word renegado, originally Christian turned Muslim.

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  • According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, Renegade's earliest meanings had to do with deserting one's religion, coming from the Spanish word "renegado," originally "Christian turned Muslim."

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  • "According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, Renegade's earliest meanings had to do with deserting one's religion, coming from the Spanish word 'renegado,' originally 'Christian turned Muslim.'"

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  • When I came to the word renegado, after telling that it meant one who deserts to the enemy, a revolter, I added, "Sometimes we say, a Gower."

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  • Although the "renegado" was very much in evidence in the vessels of the

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  • We have remarked before on the curious fact of how the "renegado," or Christian turned Mohammedan, became the most implacable foe of his former co-religionists.

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  • According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, renegade's earliest meanings had to do with deserting one's religion, coming from the Spanish "renegado", originally "Christian turned Muslim".

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  • "renegado," an attack which Coleridge did his best to parry by contributing articles to the _Courier_ on "Apostasy and Renegadoism"

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  • -- [MS.G. erased.] [397] [The Spanish "renegado" and the Anglicized "renegade" were favourite terms of reprobation with politicians and others at the beginning of the century.

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