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SCOUNDREL. An opprobrious title given to a person of bad character. General damages will not lie for calling a man a scoundrel, but special damages may be recovered when there has been an actual loss. 2 Bouv: Inst. n. 2250; 1 Chit. Pr. 44.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.