Definition of 'blackguard'
Example sentences containing 'blackguard'
His sort will always find a way, and blackguard that he is, he would soon think of some means of getting his own back.NOBLE BEGINNNINGS (2002)
That blackguard had whipped through the place a while earlier with his boys, knocking down stalls and the usual scurvy things.THE RIVAL QUEENS: A COUNTESS ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE MYSTERY (2002)
She was gasping when she reached Anne; at least the blackguard had flung her onto the lawn, not into the stone wall.ON A WICKED DAWN (2002)
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