clapperdudgeon love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A beggar.


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  • A beggar whose parents were beggars.

    Possibly with nasty sores.

    April 14, 2008

  • Gosh, I knew this word looked familiar.

    April 14, 2008

  • Is it clapperdudgeon or clapperdrudgeon?

    April 14, 2008

  • OED lists these two alternative/non-standard spellings: clapperdogen, clapperdogeon.

    "clapperdrudgeon" is not in the index.

    October 21, 2008