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scamp

(skæmp)
n. a small child. There are three little scamps at the door saying, “Trick or treat!”
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He was a wandering sort of scamp, and is known to have been in America; so that was where Brayne got his knife into him.
The scamp has been obliged to fly, as I learn, for some knavery, and has found his way abroad.
D'Artagnan was not perhaps so gay this time as he would have been with the prospect of finding some good friends at Calais, instead of joining the ten scamps there; melancholy, however, did not visit him more than once a day, and it was about five visits that he received from that somber deity before he got sight of the sea at Boulogne, and then these visits were indeed but short.
They wept over it as they sang it, the graceless young scamps who had all broken their mothers' prides, and I sang with them, and wept with them, and luxuriated in the pathos and the tragedy of it, and struggled to make glimmering inebriated generalisations on life and romance.
My cherries have all been stolen by those scamps of Gilman boys from the Glen.
Mothers don't know anything," answered those scamps.
Coun Nick Kemp, the city council cabinet member for regulation, said: "I would like to congratulate the team of officers, and our canine friends Scamp and Yo Yo who uncovered this huge quantity of illegal goods.
Standard slip sinker rigs do just fine with dead baits, but livies need room to flash and flutter to attract scamp attention, so go with a knocker rig.
095 (SEDAR, 2006); and scamp (Mycteroperca phenax), last classified as experiencing overfishing in 1998 (Manooch et al.
Hours later, Janet, 59, a social housing worker, from Mitchel Troy near Monmouth, was delighted to find a picture of Scamp on the pound's website.
However, with all these communications capabilities available in a portable package, an overwhelming number of SCAMP terminals have not accessed a satellite since fielded units received new equipment training.
Then they punished themselves further by transferring their attention and hence the trappings of power to another glad-handing silver-haired scamp, a fellow bubba-boomer--our new Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich.
Designed to create an environment in which devices adapt to users, instead of users being forced to accept the limitations of their devices, SuperConnectivity is made up of SCout, a service platform, and SCamp, a device engine.
Six-year-old shih tzu Scamp is an independent dog who likes to do his own thing.
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