rascal (n.) Old form(s): Rascall
young or inferior deer in a herd; one of the common herd
1H6 IV.ii.49[Talbot to all] If we be English deer, be then in blood; / Not rascal-like to fall down with a pinch [also: sense 1]
2H4 II.iv.39[Doll to Falstaff] A pox damn you, you muddy rascal [also: sense 1]
AYL III.iii.52[Touchstone to Audrey, of horns] the noblest deer hath them as huge as the rascal
Cor I.i.157[Menenius to First Citizen] Thou rascal, that art worst in blood to run, / Lead'st first to win some vantage [also: sense 1]
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