from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who thigs; a beggar; especially, one who solicits a gift (as of seed-corn from one's neighbors), not on the footing of a mendicant, but in a temporary strait or as having some claim on the liberality of others.
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- noun One who
thigsor solicits subsistencefrom others; a beggar.
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From Middle English *thiggere, equivalent to thig + -er. Cognate with Shetlandic tiggar ("beggar"), Danish tigger ("beggar"), Swedish tiggare ("beggar").
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