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 for Scaramouch
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scaramouch \Scar"a*mouch`\, n. [F. scaramouche, It. scaramuccio,
     scaramuccia, originally the name of a celebrated Italian
     comedian; cf. It. scaramuccia, scaramuccio, F. escarmouche,
     skirmish. Cf. Skirmish.]
     A personage in the old Italian comedy (derived from Spain)
     characterized by great boastfulness and poltroonery; hence, a
     person of like characteristics; a buffoon.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Scaramouch
      n 1: a stock character in commedia dell'arte depicted as a
           boastful coward [syn: Scaramouch, Scaramouche]

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