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  • n. A child who lives, or spends most of their time, in the streets; often a petty thief or pickpocket.

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

  • n. a child who spends most of his time in the streets especially in slum areas

Etymologies

A term originating in Victorian England. (Wiktionary)

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