- a letter asking for money sent esp by a stranger to someone known to be rich
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Every one a begging-letter, except that blue one on the top, which is from a clergyman.The Golden Butterfly
He throws off the infection of begging-letter writing, like the contagion of disease.
The Begging-Letter Writer often has an extensive circle of acquaintance.
Any begging-letter impostor would have written as good a one.
He approached Lord Cholme, not with a begging-letter, but with a proposal to finance this aeroplane scheme.Aliens