Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A petitioner.

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Examples

  • In my way home through the Borough I met a venerable old man, not a mendicant, but thereabouts; a look-beggar, not a verbal petitionist; and in the coxcombry of taught charity I gave away the cake to him.

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