Bill did not belong to the extended fraternity of scapegraces.
How was he to expect to administer discipline to all the scapegraces of Willoughby?
Most of the Irish of that class are scapegraces—drink, steal, and lie like the devil.
The offer of reward for evidence against the scapegraces also vouchsafes a pardon to the informant.
Scapegraces are boys who, being mischievously inclined, are constantly transgressing the line between right and wrong.
Both Kuragin and Dolokhov were at that time notorious among the rakes and scapegraces of Petersburg.
Did I know of a boy who pretended to such a character, I would forbid my scapegraces to keep company with him.
But it is not among the gentry only that the scapegraces are found, though such as are highly placed are most noticed.
He recognized Merrick, one of the scapegraces of his company, and wondered why he should be chasing after his temporary commander.
She, too, was extremely angry, and formed the intention of turning the scapegraces out of her house.