Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A vagrant life with begging.

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Examples

  • And they were afraid lest the body should be brought tofore their house, and that peradventure they might be healed, which in no wise they would not be, for if they were healed, they should not get so much money by truandise as they did.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 6

  • And it is said that there were then two fellows, one lame and that other was blind, the lame taught the blind man the way, and the blind bare the lame man, and thus gat they much money by truandise, and they heard say that many sick men were healed when the body of S. Martin was borne out of the church on procession.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 6

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