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Definition of the noun runagate
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noun - plural: runagates
- A deserter, renegade or apostate.
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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.
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 ...
Chronicles 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.
A 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 ...
A 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, ...
by John Ogilvie
Runagate is a corruption of this...] 1.
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) ...
The Twentieth Century by Eric L. Haralson
” “Runagate Runagate” juxtaposes ...
An 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” ...
A 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.
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 ...
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 ...
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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