Definition of Beggar. Meaning of Beggar. Synonyms of Beggar

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Definition of Beggar

Beggar
Beggar Beg"gar, n. [OE. beggere, fr. beg.] 1. One who begs; one who asks or entreats earnestly, or with humility; a petitioner. 2. One who makes it his business to ask alms. 3. One who is dependent upon others for support; -- a contemptuous or sarcastic use. 4. One who assumes in argument what he does not prove. --Abp. Tillotson.
Beggar
Beggar Beg"gar, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Beggared; p. pr. & vb. n. Beggaring.] 1. To reduce to beggary; to impoverish; as, he had beggared himself. --Milton. 2. To cause to seem very poor and inadequate. It beggared all description. --Shak.

Meaning of Beggar from wikipedia

- expectation of reciprocation. A person doing such is called a beggar, panhandler, or mendicant. Beggars may be found in public places such as transport routes...
- The Blind Beggar is a pub on Whitechapel Road in Whitechapel in the East End of London, England. It is where Ronnie Kray murdered George Cornell in front...
- Beggar-my-neighbour, also known as Strip Jack naked or Beat your neighbour out of doors, is a simple card game. It is somewhat similar in nature to war...
- Saint Martin and the Beggar is a painting by the Gr**** mannerist painter El Greco, painted c. 1597-1599, that currently is in the collection of The National...
- The Beggar Maid may refer to: "The Beggar Maid", a short story by Alice Munro in the book Who Do You Think You Are? The Beggar Maid (film), a 1921 American...
- In economics, a beggar-thy-neighbour policy is an economic policy through which one country attempts to remedy its economic problems by means that tend...
- King and the Beggar-maid" is a 16th-century broadside ballad that tells the story of an African king, Cophetua, and his love for the beggar Penelophon (Shakespearean...
- Pichaikkaaran (transl. Beggar) is a 2016 Indian Tamil-language action thriller film directed by Sasi, starring Vijay Antony. The film was released on 4...
- Beggar Prince, originally known as Xin Qigai Wangzi (Chinese: 新乞丐王子, Hanyu Pinyin: Xīn Qǐgài Wángzǐ, Wade-Giles: Hsin Ch'i-kai Wang-tzu, literally The...
- Century Atlas - Historical Body Count". necrometrics.com. Arnade, Peter J. Beggars, Iconoclasts, and Civic Patriots: The Political Culture of the Dutch Revolt...
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