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Definition of the noun runagate

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noun - plural: runagates

  1. A deserter, renegade or apostate.

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Google previewThe Great Age of the English Essay (2008)

An Anthology by Denise Gigante

A runagate is a deserter, fugitive, or runaway. * In this and every thing B. was the antipodes 34-4 CHARLES LAMB.

Google previewA Dictionary of Derivations, Or, An Introduction to Etymology, on a New Plan (1872)

by Robert Sullivan

RUNAGATE is a corruption 01 Renegade. Compare RECREANT. RENOWN, renom, F. From the Latin re, again, and nomen, a name. Having a name, a great name ; fume or celebrity. Compare the force of re in Repute, .Respect, &c. RENT ...

Google previewChronicles of the Devizes (1839)

being a history of the castle, parks and borough of that name; with notices statistical, parliamentary, ecclesiastic, and biographical by James Waylen

A runagate is a runaway, and many other expressions of the same kind will instantly recur to every one.

Google previewA Dictionary of Derivations. With exercises on orthography, orthoepy, and verbal distinctions (1838)

Runagate is a corruption of Renegade. RENowN, renom, F. From re, again, and nomen, L. a name. Having a name, a great name; fame or celebrity. RENT, rente, F. rendita, It. From reditus, L. a return ; revenue, or a yearly income; rent—“Quia ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Derivations, Or, An Introduction to Etymology, on a New Plan, to which is Appended a Classical Spelling Book (1838)

by Robert Sullivan

Runagate is a corruption of Renegade. RENOWN, renom, F. From re, ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

by John Ogilvie

Runagate is a corruption of this...] 1.

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (2015)

by Orr, James

RUNAGATE. run ́a-ga ̄t: A runaway: “The runagates continue in scarceness” ( Psa. 68:6, Prayer Book Version, the Revised Version (British and American) “The rebellious dwell in a parched land”). RUNNER run ́e ̃r. See GAMES. RUSH (1) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth Century (2014)

The Twentieth Century by Eric L. Haralson

” “Runagate Runagate” juxtaposes ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Swearing (2015)

The Social History of Oaths, Profanity, Foul Language, and Ethnic Slurs in the English-speaking World by Geoffrey Hughes

Runagate, a “vagabond, fugitive or renegade” is an anglicized form showing the same link, notably in an early use from RichardIII(1591), where Richard dismisses Richmond as a “whitelivered runagate” ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Sussex Dialect and Collection of Provincialisms in Use in the County of Sussex (1875)

by William Douglas Parish

Runagate. A good-for-nothing fellow.

Google previewChambers's English Dictionary (1872)

Pronouncing, Explanatory, and Etymological; with Vocabularies of Scottish Words and Phrases, Americanisms, &c by James Donald (F.R.G.S.)

RUNAGATE, run'a-gat, n. A fugitive, a vagabond : a renegade. [Prob. a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1895)

Pronouncing, Etymological, and Explanatory; Embracing Scientific and Other Terms, Numerous Familiar Terms and a Copious Selection of Old English Words by James Stormonth, Philip Henry Phelp

runagate rustic last ; in the end or final result : the common run, the generality of people ; ordinary course or kind : a sheep- run, a range or large extent of ground for feeding a flock : running-fight, a fight between a party pursuing and a party ...

Google previewA Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1885)

by Walter William Skeat

Runagate : see Negation. Rundlet, Runlet ; see Botary. Rune, one of the old characters used for incised inscriptions. (E.) M. E. rune, counsel. A. S. run, a rune, mystery, secret conference, whisper. Orig. sense 'whisper' or murmur, hence a ...

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Scrabble value of R1U1N1A1G2A1T1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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