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- adj. Mangy; scabby; hence, mean; paltry; troublesome
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Mangy; scabby; hence, mean; paltry; troublesome.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See roinish.
French rogneux, from rogne scab, mange, itch. (Wiktionary)
A strange guide this, thought Edward, and not much unlike one of Shakespeare's roynish clowns.