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Runagate   Listen
noun
Runagate  n.  A fugitive; a vagabond; an apostate; a renegade. See Renegade. "Wretched runagates from the jail." "Who has not been a runagate from duty?"






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"Runagate" Quotes from Famous Books



... then, and said it was a shame for players to behave so outrageously in Will Shakspere's own home town. And at that Sir Thomas, who, y' know, has always misliked Will, flared up like a bull at a red rag, and swore that all stage-players be runagate rogues, anyway, and Will Shakspere neither more nor ...
— Master Skylark • John Bennett

... an account of the colony in general, and pretty much of my five runagate Englishmen, I must say something of the Spaniards, who were the main body of the family, and in whose story there are some incidents also ...
— The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (1808) • Daniel Defoe

... I cried. "What will the world say of you? It is you yourself have made me see it. Shall your name be dragged in the foul mire of scandal? The wife of Cosimo d'Anguissola a runagate with her husband's cousin? Shall ...
— The Strolling Saint • Raphael Sabatini

... of Heaven!' said Prince John to Hubert, 'an thou suffer that runagate knave to overcome thee, thou art worthy of ...
— Bulfinch's Mythology • Thomas Bulfinch

... lads like you, that have come to London seeking for him to befriend you—deserving well cap for that matter. Will ye be guided to him, my broken and soured—no more gamesome, but a sickly old runagate?" ...
— The Armourer's Prentices • Charlotte M. Yonge

... brother. "It becomes you ill, that are a restless man and a runagate, to doubt my justice, or the King my father's, that are sedentary folk and known ...
— The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI • Robert Louis Stevenson



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