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.
Who knows where he may be wandering as a beggar among people who speak another tongue?
"Well, I'm not a beggar and I'm not hinting for your money," flared Beryl.Red-Robin|Jane Abbott
Czipra filled her hand and began to search among the mass for the smallest copper, a kreutzer,76 as the correct alms for a beggar.Debts of Honor|Maurus Jkai
Every one indeed knew that he had a liaison with a beggar woman, to whom he gave ten kopecks every six months.The House of the Dead or Prison Life in Siberia|Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Imagine the princess to be that child, and the stone a loaf that she would fain give to feed a beggar.Uarda, Complete|Georg Ebers