A knave; a dishonest person; a term of endearment; a wag; a vagrant. Rogue's twist, a yarn of different twist and colour from the rest.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)
A dishonest person; a cheat; a scoundrel; playfully, a mischievous, frolicsome person.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (noun) (n.) (noun)
An idle disreputable person; a vagraut; a sturdy beggar; a dishonest person; a familiar term of slight endearment; a sly fellow.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (noun) (n.) (noun)
A dishonest person: a knave: a mischievous or frolicsome person: ( law) a vagrant.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n.) (noun)
A dishonest person; knave; frolicsome person.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (noun) (n.) (noun)

Usage examples:

There will be one rogue less in the world, anyhow.
- The-New-McGuffey-Fourth-Reader by McGuffey, William Holmes
I kept the rogue to dinner, thinking he might be useful to me.
- The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Loose my arm, thou rogue
- Master Skylark by John Bennett