from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A tramp; a vagrant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A beggar or vagrant, especially in France.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as clocher.
French, from clocher, to limp, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *cloppicāre, from cloppus, lame person, alteration of Latin claudus.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French clochard. (Wiktionary)