rascal (adj.) Old form(s): Rascall
worthless, good-for-nothing
2H4 II.iv.223[Falstaff to Doll, of Pistol] A rascal bragging slave!
2H6 II.iv.47[Duchess to Gloucester] I... / Was made a wonder and a pointing-stock / To every idle rascal follower
2H6 IV.iv.51[Second Messenger to all, of Cade] The rascal people, thirsting after prey, / Join with the traitor
JC IV.iii.80[Brutus as if to the gods] When Marcus Brutus grows so covetous, / To lock such rascal counters from his friends ... / Dash him to pieces!
Luc.671[Tarquin to Lucrece] despitefully I mean to bear thee / Unto the base bed of some rascal groom
Tim IV.iii.430[Timon to Bandits] Rascal thieves, / Here's gold
Tim V.i.113[Timon to Poet and Painter] Out, rascal dogs!
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