Miscreant

(3 syl.) means a false believer. (French, mis-créance.) A term first applied to the Mahometans. The Mahometans, in return, call Christians infidels, and associate with the word all that we mean by “miscreants.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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