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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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No wonder that with her admirably dressed, abundant hair, thickly sprinkled with white threads and adding to her elegant aspect the piquant distinction of a powdered coiffure--no wonder, I say, that she clung desperately to her last infatuation for that graceless young scamp, even to the extent of hatching for him that amazing plot.
He was stung every sixty seconds with the thought that the scamp O'Brien might be signalling to Margaret somehow; he did not attempt to imagine how.
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.
The study underscores the value of SCAMPs, which through iterative analysis of the data, produces a guideline that busy practicing physicians across a diverse geographical region will more likely adopt and use to treat a biologically variable patient population.
If you're getting porgies, yellowtail and grunts, you'll often get the scamps That just says that you're on something good" Maisano said.
The SCAMPs platform, which can be applied at any institution for nearly any type of medical problem, could provide the infrastructure needed by health care payers to ensure the success of care and payment reform," Lock adds.
The Scamps from the Merttens Drive school will see the finishing touches put to the show at tonight's final dress rehearsal.
DON'T forget the child, reviled, defiled Never heard any Christmas cheers Ones that are bullied, worried and sullied With pillows drenched in tears Don't forget those who've felt the blows Of the fists of winters last Those lying daunted, taunted and haunted From the ghosts of Christmas past Don't forget tramps that were once scamps Who never heard sleigh bells ring Never had the pleasure of Christmas presents Or heard herald angels sing Don't forget the old, alone and cold Shivering behind the door Family all gone, leaving just one And neighbours don't call any more This Christmas, please, don't forget these And dig a little deeper On Christmas Day, I'm sure God would say ``Where is my brother's keeper.
Scamps - the choir from St Marie's Junior School in Rugby - the Rugby Salvation Army Band and members of other Rugby churches will attend the harvest praise service on Sunday.
Al Davis, two scamps passing in the night - one in a camelhair coat, the other in a jump suit.
Real St Trinian's girls are dumpy wee scamps with ripped blazers and ink-stained faces.
The garden centre will host Scamps - the choir from St Marie's Junior School in Rugby - the Rugby Salvation Army Band and members of other Rugby churches for a Harvest Praise service.