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pauper
used in The Grapes of Wrath

5 uses
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Definition
someone who is very poor
  • They take forty to bury Grampa an' we won't get to California—or else they'll bury him a pauper.
    Chapter 13 (64% in)
pauper = someone who is very poor
  • You got to report a death, an' when you do that, they either take forty dollars for the undertaker or they take him for a pauper.
    Chapter 13 (63% in)
  • Uncle John broke in, "We never did have no paupers."
    Chapter 13 (63% in)
  • paupers = people who are very poor
  • Granma a pauper, an' buried a pauper.
    Chapter 22 (95% in)
  • Granma a pauper, an' buried a pauper.
    Chapter 22 (95% in)

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