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vagrant
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

4 uses
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Definition
someone who is poor and has no regular home or job
  • Presently a vagrant poodle dog came idling along, sad at heart, lazy with the summer softness and the quiet, weary of captivity, sighing for change.
    Chapter 5 (71% in)
  • "Five years ago you drove me away from your father's kitchen one night, when I come to ask for something to eat, and you said I warn't there for any good; and when I swore I'd get even with you if it took a hundred years, your father had me jailed for a vagrant.
    Chapter 9 (65% in)
  • A vagrant current or a slight rise in the river had carried off their raft, but this only gratified them, since its going was something like burning the bridge between them and civilization.
    Chapter 14 (29% in)
  • But her husband was rough on me—many times he was rough on me—and mainly he was the justice of the peace that jugged me for a vagrant.
    Chapter 29 (76% in)

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