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  • v. Present participle of beg.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of asking or soliciting; the occupation of a beggar.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)


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