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synonyms for mendicant

  • monk
  • panhandler
  • pauper
  • vagabond
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He has been on intimate terms with czar and serf, he has met millionaire and mendicant, he has hobnobbed with prince and pauper.
COMRADE KROPOTKINVICTOR ROBINSON
In a way of speaking, this mendicant of Coney Island was perhaps of this class.
FROM PLACE TO PLACEIRVIN S. COBB
They probably despised her already; how much more they would despise her in the character of a mendicant!
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
I must go there, if I clothe myself in the rags of a mendicant lama and beg my way from one black tent to another.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
In a few days the town of Brussels swarmed with ash-gray garments such as were usually worn by mendicant friars and penitents.
THE REVOLT OF THE NETHERLANDS, COMPLETEFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
Mendicant monks of those days were for the most part irregular in faith and in morals.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
The expression sunk deep into the young mendicant, and from that moment boundless ambition took possession of his heart.
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOL 2J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
Swiftly as he went, however, he could not escape the curse of the four blessed evangelists which the mendicant howled behind him.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
In a few minutes the curator saw that his guest was no mere bead-telling mendicant, but a scholar of parts.
KIMRUDYARD KIPLING
And in this procession Mahmoud Baroudi drove Russian horses, and walked, almost like a mendicant, in a discoloured gibbeh.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
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WORDS RELATED TO MENDICANT

  • almswoman
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  • mendicant
  • panhandler
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