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[beg-er-duh m]
  1. beggary(def 2).
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Origin of beggardom

First recorded in 1880–85; beggar + -dom
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Examples from the Web for beggardom

Historical Examples of beggardom

  • It is the potter's field, the lazar-house, the beggardom, of horse-flesh.

    The Blue-Grass Region of Kentucky

    James Lane Allen

  • She saw, girl though she was, that beggardom and vice were twins.

  • Now it is over; I enter the nursery; I am going to have in my house the weaning of the future beggardom of England.