- Scot archaic, or literary a wandering beggarAlso called: gaberlunzie-man
Word Origin for gaberlunzie
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That turn exposed their position, and the trick of the gaberlunzie.
There maun be something in the wind,” said the gaberlunzie to his host, “when gentle Edie Johnston is in the saddle sae early.
The gaberlunzie came in from the door, and he and Ruthven proceeded to finish their morning meal.
"Only of losing sight of horse, man, and money," again replied the gaberlunzie.The Antiquary, Complete
Sir Walter Scott
Gaberlunzie, a licensed beggar, or any of the mendicant class, so called from the wallet he carried.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
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