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n.1.One who scampers.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In hunting the Crow country, he fell in with a village of that tribe; notorious rogues, jockeys, and horse stealers, and errant scamperers of the mountains.
The following day had scarce dawned, when a troop of these wild mountain scamperers came galloping with whoops and yells into the camp, bringing an invitation from their chief for the white men to visit him.
But Giles found a fellow scamperer in Darren Gough to take England to within 10 runs of victory when the final over started and just three short when McGrath ran in for the final ball.