In short, to be a good scout is to be a well-developed, well-informed boy.
A good scout is ready for both and always grips "time by the forelock."
"I always try to be a good scout with newspaper men," Hatch said, smiling.
I give them some cigarettes—all I had; and they said I was a good scout, like enough.
My husband would be the sort of man that is called a Good Scout.