EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CANAILLE
My proclivities are entirely aristocratic: I have no power of assimilation with the canaille.
Is your business concerned with this infernal insubordination of the canaille?
I tried to invest her with all the "traits" of that "canaille" multitude I hated.
I have broken with 'the gentlemen' to cast my lot with the canaille.
I learned as many of the canaille watchwords by heart as I could.
"If you can keep the canaille of that opinion," said Augustine.
I love to drive through the streets and see how the canaille scowl at me from every corner.
To get at my facts I have to go into the most depraved quarters, and associate with the canaille.
Now let us return to the watch-tower, and try to make out what the canaille are about.
None of your raileries, Tarleton, or I shall speak to you of plebeians and the canaille!
"rabble," from French canaille (16c.), from Italian canaglia, literally "a pack of dogs," from cane "dog" (see canine).