Irish a scamp or rascal
Origin of spalpeenIrish spailp?n
A rascal; a scoundrel.
Origin of spalpeenIrish spailpín rascal, itinerant farm laborer diminutive of spailp conceited fellow from spailp pride, bragging, loafing about with a conceited air
A late 18th century term, From Irish spailpÃn.