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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A particular kind of swindling beggar. See the quotation.
  • n. A begging-letter writer.

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  • See citation on pailliard.

    September 6, 2008

  • A vagabond who fabricates counterfeit passes, licenses and certificates for others.

    May 12, 2008