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Definition of Badmash
1. an evil-doer [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Badmash
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1877)
"... the exact equivalent of a strong, if not elegant, phrase chiefly used in the present day by members of the maritime community. " badmash " or blackguard ..."
2. The United Service (1904)
"The badmash ought to have swung years ago." (Long Charley had been sentenced to death and escaped by a legal flaw.) "But that's no business of ours. ..."
3. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1896)
"A chap followed me for some way,' he whispered to Harry, looking over his shoulder as he spoke;' some badmash on the prowl, I expect. ..."
4. The Forward Policy and Its Results by Richard Isaac Bruce (1900)
"It was so dark he at first took him for a camp follower, until his servant called, ‘Look out, Sahib, he is a badmash,' when Colonel Mason seized him and ..."