scallywag

noun
scal·​ly·​wag

variant spelling of

2 : a white Southerner acting in support of the reconstruction governments after the American Civil War often for private gain

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“Scallywag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scallywag. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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