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  • n  a white Southerner who supported Reconstruction policies after the American Civil War (usually for self-interest)
  • n  a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
  • n  one who is playfully mischievous

  • Recruited as a kind of bag man for the secret service, he receives the nasty photograph of the Princess, with the blithest of comments: "She always was a scalawag.
  • But Crabb is not your average superannuated former Indian fighter, former Indian, intimate of Wild Bill Hickok and General George Armstrong Custer, ex-gunslinger, scalawag and .
  • Of one in particular he bellowed: "And there's that old scalawag.
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  • Johnny Depp Says He Was Almost Fired From ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean’
    Not everyone was initially impressed with Johnny Depp in the first Pirates of the Caribbean movie. According to the actor, the folks at Disney tried their best to fire him from the flick. The actor’s performance as the lovable scalawag Captain Jack Sparrow is what made the franchise so popular. The film went on to... Read more » Johnny Depp Says He Was Almost Fired From ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean ...
    July 30, 2013 - The Inquisitr

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