Origin of vagabond
Examples from the Web for vagabond
Llewyn Davis is a troubadour and vagabond, one who happens to be in grief.‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Star Oscar Isaac Is About to Be a Very Big Deal|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Vagabond, errand-boy, vagabond, labourer, porter, clerk, chief manager, small partner, Josiah Bounderby of Coketown.
“Sarah Palin is a true believer,” Bess told me over coffee at Vagabond Blues, a café 20 miles from Wasilla in the town of Palmer.
With other vagabond wanderers, the Frenchman had evidently been rummaging old Nor'-West vaults.Lords of the North|A. C. Laut
No, little Perrine was not a thief, nor a beggar, nor a vagabond.Nobody's Girl|Hector Malot
It must have been a vagabond robin swaggering there, really deriding nests, he found so much leisure to sing about them.Old Crow|Alice Brown
What, send that vagabond to the carriage to ferret about there!The Poor Plutocrats|Maurus Jkai
Down past the terminal and out the Suburban track, bedraggled and undaunted, stalks the vagabond along the way of knowledge.The Best Short Stories of 1919|Various
British Dictionary definitions for vagabond
Word Origin for vagabond
Word Origin and History for vagabond
early 15c. (earlier vacabond, c.1400), from Middle French vagabonde, from Late Latin vagabundus "wandering, strolling about," from Latin vagari "wander" (from vagus "wandering, undecided;" see vague) + gerundive suffix -bundus. The noun is first recorded c.1400, earlier wagabund (c.1300).