Definition of Scallawags

1. Noun. (plural of scallawag) ¹



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Definition of Scallawags

1. scallawag [n] - See also: scallawag

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scallawags

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

Literary usage of Scallawags

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1. Reminiscences of a Mississippian in Peace and War by Frank Alexander Montgomery (1901)
"... General Alcorn's opinion of right policy—Reconstruction under act of congress—Negroes voting—Convention, carpetbaggers and scallawags—Our new clerk, ..."

2. A History of the Presidency by Edward Stanwood (1904)
"scallawags were Southern-born men who had braved the social ostracism that followed their non-conformity to the formula that " this is a white man's ..."

3. The Speaker (1913)
"Do you want all the scallawags to get off?" "It's mostly the scallawags, Faither, who's ben kind to me," moaned Jimmie. "T'others ha' ben too busy to bother ..."

4. The United Service (1884)
"scallawags were Southern men who accepted the situation and were willing to meet the Yankees half-way in their efforts to restore confidence and prosperity ..."

5. A Political Crime: The History of the Great Fraud by Albert M. Gibson (1885)
"They did not dare to assume the further responsibility of continuing by military power the indefensible rule of carpet-baggers and scallawags in Louisiana ..."

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