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beggary

[ beg-uh-ree ]
/ ˈbɛg ə ri /
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noun, plural beg·gar·ies for 3.
a state or condition of utter poverty.
beggars collectively.
a place lived in or frequented by beggars.
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Origin of beggary

1350–1400; Middle English beggerie. See beggar, -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for beggary

beggary
/ (ˈbɛɡərɪ) /

noun
extreme poverty or need
the condition of being a beggar
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