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vagrant
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  • Josiah Bounderby of Coketown learnt his letters from the outsides of the shops, Mrs. Gradgrind, and was first able to tell the time upon a dial-plate, from studying the steeple clock of St. Giles’s Church, London, under the direction of a drunken cripple, who was a convicted thief, and an incorrigible vagrant.

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  • "Bella and Yetta aren’t vagrants," Jane said stoutly.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • The next morning, when I arrived at work in another jeans and sneakers ensemble, she seemed startled, as if some strange vagrant had made a wrong turn into the office.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy

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