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- n. Alternative spelling of scallywag.
- n. Alternative spelling of scalawag.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See scalawag.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Then tonight I’m going to watch the Sense and Sensibility miniseries with John, which should be cool, except that my use of the term scallawag just there has given me a real urge to break out the Mount Gay and watch Pirates of the Caribbean.
Indeed I do; and if you dote on the "scallawag" as I dote on him you also will declare that our anonymous poet has not wrought ill.
Holden was an original secessionist, and his newspaper, the Standard, printed at Raleigh, was the mouth-piece of the Democracy until 1860, when this unblushing "scallawag," as the Southerners call political renegades, threw his Democratic sentiments out at window, and went in for the Union cause.
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"scallawag" as I dote on him you also will declare that our anonymous poet has not wrought ill.
"I don't guess this is any kind of scallawag outfit of toughs which just get around and duff a bunch, and hit the trail for safety till the froth they've raised dies down again.
Marquise, Oriane would marry some one who was not in society, an artist, a fugitive from justice, a scallawag, a free-thinker, that she would pass definitely into the category of what the
"An 'take care of yourself you -- you big scallawag, you!"
Dat low-down scallawag what come here wid no 'nouncement ob his' pearance is gwine suffer for dis here axident.
You know that old brute, Pickled Walnuts, well I won't say anything about the old scallawag because he's dead.
Scalawag, characteristically, has got into English with an extra l, making it scallawag.