makebate

makebate

(ˈmeɪkˌbeɪt)
n
a person who makes trouble or invites quarrels
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In 1593 the Elizabethan makebate and pamphleteer Thomas Nashe applied his unusual prose techniques to his only work of narrative fiction, The Unfortunate Traveller.
Furthermore, Carpenter says that Jefferson acted like anything but a good republican when several makebates were expulsed from the University of Virginia in 1825 for violent actions aimed at foreign faculty.