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The commissioner had heard screaming, looked outside and saw a father pushing a baby in a stroller accompanied by another toddler moving away from a person the witness described as a vagrant, who was following them with a brick, Krepp said.
FATHER AND CHILD ATTACKED WITH BRICK ON CAPITOL HILL, OFFICIALS SAYJUSTIN GEORGEDECEMBER 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Among songbirds, Dufour says, vagrants are always young birds.
SOME SONGBIRDS NOW MIGRATE EAST TO WEST. CLIMATE CHANGE MAY PLAY A ROLEJAKE BUEHLERNOVEMBER 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Occasionally, “vagrant” birds get lost and show up far from this range, including in Europe.
SOME SONGBIRDS NOW MIGRATE EAST TO WEST. CLIMATE CHANGE MAY PLAY A ROLEJAKE BUEHLERNOVEMBER 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
I’d gotten wind via the eBird Rare Bird Alert that a vagrant woodcock had been spotted along the Rio Grande near Albuquerque, New Mexico, just 15 minutes from my house.
HOW EBIRD CHANGED BIRDING FOREVERJESSIE WILLIAMSONDECEMBER 4, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Yet the word vagrant is a misnomer in this city, where economy has reached a finesse that is marvelous.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
For the first time Bud had a vagrant suspicion that Foster had not told quite all there was to tell about this trip.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
Orders were issued to the boards of management of the newly created vagrant districts, telling them that they need not meet.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
Yet even for the professional vagrant the promiscuous London casual ward of 1864 was not to be extended.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
Says one of the characters, referring to the importunities of a tipsy vagrant, “Give him half-a-crown!”
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
"Papa and myself, having no vagrant propensities, will go to our own church," answered the latter.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO VAGRANT

  • ambulatory
  • arrant
  • desultory
  • digressive
  • discursive
  • itinerant
  • migratory
  • mobile
  • nomadic
  • peregrine
  • peripatetic
  • roaming
  • vagrant
  • wandering
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