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scab

noun

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as in scoundrel, villain

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The first known use of scab was in the 13th century

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“Scab.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scab. Accessed 30 Mar. 2020.

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