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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Scant-of-grace (A).
 
A madcap; a wild, disorderly, graceless fellow.   1
        “You, a gentleman of birth and breeding, … associate yourself with a sort of scant-of-grace, as men call me.”—Sir W. Scott: Kenilworth, iii.
 


 Scandinavia.Scant’ling, 

 
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