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EtymologyEdit

Derived from 12th century Old French rascaille (outcast, rabble) (modern French racaille), perhaps from rasque (mud, filth, scab, dregs), from Vulgar Latin *rasicare (to scrape).

NounEdit

rascaile (plural rascailes)

  1. people of the lowest class; rabble of an army

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