runagate

runagate

[ruhn-uh-geyt]
noun
1.
a fugitive or runaway.
2.
a vagabond or wanderer.

Origin:
1520–30; run (v.) + obsolete agate away; sense influenced by obsolete renegate (Middle English renegat < Medieval Latin renegātus renegade)

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runagate (ˈrʌnəˌɡeɪt)
 
n
archaic
 a.  a vagabond, fugitive, or renegade
 b.  (as modifier): a runagate priest
 
[C16: variant (influenced by run) of renegade]

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