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vagrant
used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

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Definition
someone who is poor and has no regular home or job
  • Then the swineherd, a master of men, answered him: 'Old man, no wanderer who may come hither and bring tidings of him can win the ear of his wife and his dear son; but lightly do vagrants lie when they need entertainment, and care not to tell truth.
    Book 14 (24% in)
  • Have we not vagrants enough besides, plaguy beggars, kill-joys of the feast?
    Book 17 (61% in)

There are no more uses of "vagrant" in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang).

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