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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person); The state of being a beggar.

Usage examples (33)
  • They were reduced to mendicancy
  • Brahmamas who supported themselves by mendicancy, stood before the
  • Brahmanas who supported themselves by mendicancy, stood before the
  • With all the destitution that exists, there is almost no mendicancy. for more
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