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mendicant
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

2 uses
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Definition
one who survives by begging others for handouts
  • Tuberculosis, lunacy, war and mendicancy must now cease.
    Episode 15 — Circe (35% in)
  • Mendicancy: that of the fraudulent bankrupt with negligible assets paying 1s.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (83% in)

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