shabaroon

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Noun[edit]

shabaroon (plural shabaroons)

  1. (obsolete) An unkempt, disreputable person.
    • 1982, Julian May, The Golden Torc
      The only persons who could be classed as shabaroons were the peddlers in the open market, the caravan drovers, and travelers newly arrived from the hinterlands; even these seemed only temporarily grubby.