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Rantipole (adjective)

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Rántipole. adj. [this word is wantonly formed from rant.] Wild; roving; rakish. A low word.

What at years of discretion, and comport yourself at this rantipole rate! Congreve's Way of the World.

Sources: Congreve, William (7)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Rantipole (adjective)." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 12, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=5409.


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