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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A beggar who stands shivering at the hallan, waiting for alms; a beggarly knave; a low fellow.

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  • Right dauntingly she answered him,

    “Begone ye hallanshaker.

    Jog on your gate ye blether skyte,

    my name is Maggie Lauder”.

    — Maggie Lauder

    April 10, 2013

  • Favorited!

    November 21, 2010