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vagrant

(vā′grănt) [L. vagrans]
1. Wandering from place to place without a fixed home.
2. A homeless person who wanders from place to place.
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The blind vagrant "was positioned in the traditional 'Jesus' spot and called, very appropriately, 'Jesus'" (Kozlovic 155).
He added: "There is a rumour of a tramp or vagrant, and a den he apparently lived in has been found with some remains of food.
There were concerns that there could be a vagrant trapped inside the building," said a West Midlands Fire Service spokesman.
Notorious for their particularly virulent brand of white supremacy, Irish immigrants accounted for almost one-half of police station lodges and vagrants.
Reynolds occasionally draws "information" from vagrancy statutes as well as from rogue literature, and note that in the quotation above, Sharpe groups together "the statutes and the rogue literature" as twin sites of misrepresentation, twin sources of the erroneous impression that vagrants constituted a "universally subversive threat.
An estimated several thousand street people have come to Beijing to beg for money or pressure government agencies for benefits since mid-July when the State Council approved the Measures on Aid and Management for Urban Vagrants.
Evoking images of pedestrian travel and vagrant wandering, Romanticism on the Road: The Marginal Gains of Wordsworth's Homeless suggests a broad study of romantic literature's engagement with what Anne D.
MISTER BLISS: Are you suggesting that the vagrant you spied on in a Newark park was a sort of hero during your adolescence?
A Roman centurion, a man of power and influence and wealth, did not think himself worthy to confront a wandering Jew, an itinerant rabbi of no power or wealth or influence whatsoever, indeed a vagrant who had nowhere to lay his head.
She was found by a resident of Green Road on Tuesday evening (24 October) and was taken by police to the Government Vagrant Centre in Mirpur yesterday (25 October).
Little is known about how he arrived in Britain and lived as a vagrant for 35 years.
In addition, large numbers of vagrant particles could deposit enough heat in the reaction vessel's walls to cause damage.