blackguard

  • 1Blackguard — Surnom Profugus Mortis Pays d’origine  Canada Genre musical Death mélodique Epic Metal Années d acti …

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  • 2Blackguard — Black guard (bl[a^]g g[aum]rd), n. [Black + guard.] 1. The scullions and lower menials of a court, or of a nobleman s household, who, in a removal from one residence to another, had charge of the kitchen utensils, and being smutted by them, were… …

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  • 3Blackguard — Black guard, a. Scurrilous; abusive; low; worthless; vicious; as, blackguard language. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4Blackguard — Black guard , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blackguarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blackguarding}.] To revile or abuse in scurrilous language. Southey. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5Blackguard — Bandlogo …

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  • 6blackguard — index criminal, hoodlum, lash (attack verbally), unconscionable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7blackguard — (n.) 1530s, scullion, kitchen knave. Perhaps once an actual military or guard unit; more likely originally a mock military reference to scullions and kitchen knaves of noble households, of black liveried personal guards, and of shoeblacks. By… …

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  • 8blackguard — *villain, scoundrel, knave, rascal, rogue, scamp, rapscallion, miscreant …

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  • 9blackguard — ► NOUN dated ▪ a man who behaves in a dishonourable or contemptible way. DERIVATIVES blackguardly adjective. ORIGIN originally denoting a body of servants, especially the menials in charge of kitchen utensils; the exact significance of «black» is …

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  • 10blackguard — [blag′ərd, blag′ärd΄] n. [ BLACK + GUARD] 1. Historical the lowest servants of a large household, in charge of pots and pans 2. a) a person who uses abusive language b) scoundrel; villain adj. 1. vu …

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  • 11blackguard — UK [ˈblæɡə(r)d] / US [ˈblæɡərd] noun [countable] Word forms blackguard : singular blackguard plural blackguards old fashioned an immoral man who treats other people very badly …

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  • 12blackguard —    This has become a rarely used word, so much so that some speakers, seeing the word in print, might pronounce it as spelt, instead of as ‘blaggard’. When used at all it refers to a villain or criminal, though applied to a child, as ‘you young… …

    A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • 13blackguard — /ˈblægad / (say blagahd) noun 1. a coarse, despicable person; a scoundrel. –verb (t) 2. to revile in scurrilous language. –verb (i) 3. to behave like a blackguard. {black + guard, originally the title of various lowly groups of citizens in the… …

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  • 14blackguard — I. noun Date: 1535 1. obsolete the kitchen servants of a household 2. a. a rude or unscrupulous person b. a person who uses foul or abusive language • blackguardism noun • blackguardly adjective or adverb …

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  • 15blackguard — blackguardism, n. blackguardly, adv. /blag ahrd, euhrd, blak gahrd /, n. 1. a low, contemptible person; scoundrel. 2. Obs. a. a group of menial workers in the kitchen of a large household. b. the servants of an army. c. camp followers. v.t …

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  • 16blackguard — noun /ˈblæɡəd,ˈblæɡɚd/ A scoundrel; an unprincipled contemptible person; an untrustworthy person …

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  • 17blackguard — I Everyday English Slang in Ireland n (pron. [blaggard]) a ne er do well/ (v) to give someone a hard time: He s blaggardin ya II Irish Slang person that is doing no good …

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  • 18blackguard — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. rascal, villain; scoundrel. See evildoer. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. villain, scoundrel, rogue; see rascal . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. villain, scoundrel, rogue …

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  • 19blackguard — black|guard [ˈblæga:d, əd US ərd, a:rd] n old use [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: black guard soldier of bad character (16 18 centuries)] a man who treats other people very badly …

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  • 20blackguard — black|guard [ blægərd ] noun count OLD FASHIONED an immoral man who treats other people very badly …

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