- n. Plural form of vagrant.
“Police and wildlife officials said two men, whom they described as vagrants, took the shark on the Metromover after failing to sell it at several fish markets...”
“What some call vagrants, of course, others call simply down-and-out.”
“But if the labours of the first Mothers were very richly repaid by the pupils in general, it must be owned that their forbearance was often severely tried by some among them, known as the vagrants of the woods.”
“The negroes constitute a scanty remnant, a poor tribe of vagrants, which is lost in the midst of an immense people in full possession of the land; and the presence of the blacks is only marked by the injustice and the hardships of which they are the unhappy victims.”
“The dogs knew us from frequent visits and were no danger, but the majority of the vagrants were the deinstitutionalized from mental hospitals.”
“They would be called vagrants in my country - I make this observation to deride my country.”
“Let me get the first comment straight … you rent office space at the block and then complain about the area and so called vagrants???”
“There was no mystery about how the prison labor system worked: whenever a road contractor needed labor, the local constabulary rounded up all the "vagrants" in the area, and vagrants were almost invariably black.”
“Dix also makes mention of those who are not incarcerated but are "vagrants": "I encountered during the last three months many poor creatures wandering reckless and unprotected through the country" (5).”
“You know, they were minorities to begin with and secondly they're "vagrants" in a sense.”
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From Notre Dame de Paris by good ole Victor Hugo. (Also called The Hunchback of Notre Dame.)
Interesting words from this book.
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