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rascal a deer lean and out of season: “the noblest deer hath them as huge as the rascal,” AS YOU LIKE IT, iii. 3. 50 ; “Come, you thin thing; come, you rascal,” 2 HENRY IV., v. 4. 30 ; “Not rascal-like,” 1 HENRY VI., iv. 2. 49 ; “Thou rascal, that art worst in blood to run,” CORIOLANUS, i. 1. 157 “You make fat rascals, Mistress Doll,” 2 HENRY IV., ii. 4. 41. (“worst in blood” means least in vigour; a rather difficult passage)

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