scallawag
Scalawag Scal"a*wag, n. A scamp; a scapegrace. [Spelt also {scallawag}.] [Slang, U.S.] --Bartlett. [1913 Webster]

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  • scallawag — ☆ scallawag [skal′ə wag΄, skal′ēwag΄ ] n. var. sp. of SCALAWAG …   English World dictionary

  • scallawag — var. of SCALLYWAG. * * * variant of scalawag * * * /skal euh wag /, n. Chiefly Brit. scalawag. * * * scallawag variant of scallywag …   Useful english dictionary

  • scallawag — /skal euh wag /, n. Chiefly Brit. scalawag. * * * …   Universalium

  • scallawag — scal·a·wag || skælÉ™wæg n. dishonest person, rascal, scoundrel (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scallawag — scal•la•wag [[t]ˈskæl əˌwæg[/t]] n. scalawag …   From formal English to slang

  • scallawag — /ˈskæləwæg/ (say skaluhwag) noun Rare → scallywag …   Australian English dictionary

  • scallawag, you damned —    This is applied to Rhett Butler in Gone With The Wind, by Margaret Mitchell. The word is also spelt ‘scalawag’ in the USA. The normal British spelling is ‘scallywag’, and in modern times the word is applied to a child with the meaning ‘rascal’ …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • Gone with the Wind — This article is about the novel. For the film, see Gone with the Wind (film). For other uses, see Gone with the Wind (disambiguation). Gone With the Wind …   Wikipedia

  • Scalawag — Scal a*wag, n. A scamp; a scapegrace. [Spelt also {scallawag}.] [Slang, U.S.] Bartlett. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • American and British English spelling differences — Spelling differences redirects here. For other uses, see Category:Language comparison. For guidelines on dialects and spelling in the English language version of Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Manual of Style#National varieties of English. Differences… …   Wikipedia

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