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vagabond

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Definition a person who wanders from town to town with no fixed home or job
  • She describes him as a vagabond storyteller.
vagabond = a person who wanders from town to town with no fixed home or job
  • She is a vagabond who dislikes attachment of any kind.
  • vagabond = a person who wanders from town to town with no fixed home or job
  • But, by your leave, I did not think that a continuation of the history of the enterprising vagabond Jim Smiley would be likely to afford me much information concerning the Rev. Leonidas W. Smiley, and so I started away.
    Mark Twain  --  The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
  • vagabond = a person who wanders from town to town with no fixed home or job
  • I—Cain—go alone as I deserve—an outcast and a vagabond.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • Most folks took no more notice of me than they would a cartman selling oysters or a vagabond from Canvastown.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • "I saw an ill-dressed vagabond in the lane yesterday evening," said Mr. Holder.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Kenneth Gustafsson, known as the Vagabond.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • These were strange words to the vagabond boy's ears, and the pleasantest he had ever heard.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • You know my vagabond and restless habits.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • 109:10 Let his children be continually vagabonds, and beg: let them seek their bread also out of their desolate places.
    The Bible  --  Psalms
  • Everywhere in the world there are rogues and vagabonds, even it may be on this very coach of ours.
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • Then Agamemnon stole her back, out of my hands, as though I were some vagabond held cheap.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • In life there's nothing worse than knocking about the world, no bitterness we vagabonds are spared when the curst belly rages!
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • It's as clear as daylight," Svirid, his friend and fellow vagabond, backed him up.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • She has given birth to vagabonds.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • He said he would come with me, as there were many rough men and vagabonds on the roads that I needed protection from.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • Your patient is proving to be quite the resourceful vagabond, Father.
    Ted Dekker  --  BoneMan's Daughters
  • Call me a dandy if you will, but just because the villagers won't remember what you wear doesn't give you license to dress like a vagabond!"
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
  • The troop of vagabonds turned out at early dawn, and set forward on their march.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • When thou tillest the ground it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden

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