verb (used with object)
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Origin of beggar
OTHER WORDS FROM beggarbeg·gar·hood, noun
Words nearby beggar
Example sentences from the Web for beggar
Better to be a beggar in freedom,” he cried out, “than to be forced into compromises against my conscience.
Rich man, poor man, beggar man, thief, doctor, lawyer, Indian chief, and all that.
In an interview, Liang said, “Air should be the most valueless commodity, free to breathe for any vagrant or beggar.”
The landays in I Am the Beggar of the World are sung only when men are absent.
I am the Beggar of the World is a book of poems, war reportage, and photographs.
He's a lucky beggar, Reginald, a very lucky beggar, and Warrender's daughter is more than he deserves.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
A beggar asking alms under the character of a poor scholar, a gentleman put the question, Quomodo vales?
Valence sent a woman, disguised as a beggar, to spy out the position; but Bruce saw through the dodge, and the spy confessed.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
If God put a beggar on horseback, would the horse be blamable for galloping to Monte Carlo?God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
And on the same authority we find that there is the ghost of dirt, for the ghost of the old beggar-man was "dirty."Second Edition of A Discovery Concerning Ghosts|George Cruikshank