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  • n. A dependent; a hanger-on; -- so called in contempt - B. Jonson

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A dependent; a hanger-on; -- so called in contempt.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dependent; a hangeron: so called in contempt.

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