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

- of reciprocation. A person doing such is called a beggar, panhandler, or mendicant. Street beggars may be found in public places such as transport routes...
- Beggar-my-neighbour, also known as Strip Jack naked or Beat your neighbour out of doors, is a simple card game somewhat similar in nature to war, and has...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- help Esmeralda but was knocked out by Quasimodo, is about to be hanged by beggars when Esmeralda saves him by agreeing to marry him for four years. The following...
- Beggar on a Beach of Gold is the fourth album by Mike + the Mechanics, released on 6 March 1995. This album contained three UK hits, the No.12 hit "Over...
- nocturnal, avoiding humans and viewing them as a threat) Foragers (semi-feral) Beggars (the most socialized to people, but not affectionate or personally attached)...
- (story) "Ceremony of Innocence" (1989) – writer "Snow" (1989) – writer "Beggar's Comet" (1990) – writer "Invictus" (1990) – writer The Outer Limits "The...
- The Beggar is a 1965 novella by Naguib Mahfouz about the failure to find meaning in existence. It is set in post-revolutionary Cairo during the time of...
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