I'd just like to look along the barrels of my gun at the varmint, as Jim calls him.
I object, if you're meaning to tackle the varmint alone and single-handed, Phil!
I saw the critter when I was on the island—more'n that, the varmint chased me.
A white man "cried" me off just like I was a animal or varmint or something.
Knowing only that he was "varmint" I endeavoured to kill ...