Definition of Scallawag

1. Noun. (archaic pejorative) (alternative spelling of scallywag) ¹



2. Noun. (pejorative) (alternative spelling of scalawag) ¹

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Definition of Scallawag

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scallawag

scaleup
scaleups
scaley
scalic
scalier
scaliest
scaliness
scalinesses
scaling
scaling ladder
scaling ladders
scaling laws
scalings
scaliola
scall
scallawag (current term)
scallawags
scalled
scallies
scallion
scallions
scallop
scallop shell
scallop theorem
scallop theorems
scalloped
scalloper
scallopers
scallopine
scalloping

Literary usage of Scallawag

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1. Other Fools and Their Doings, Or, Life Among the Freedmen: Or, Life Among by Harriet Newell Kneeland Goff (1880)
"THE scallawag. "Get thee gone! Death and destruction dog thee at the heels. * * ***** If thou wilt outstrip death, go cross the seas, And live with Richard ..."

2. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1860)
"A scallawag has been defined to be, " like many other wags, ... Yon good-for-nothin' yonng scallawag, is that the way you take care of that poor dear boy, ..."

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