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 Meanings and Examples of MENDICANT
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mendicant
 n.  beggar; religious friar forbidden to own personal property who begs for living
Classic Sentence:
1  It appeared that a Bohemian, a bare-footed vagabond, a sort of dangerous mendicant, was at that moment in the town.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—PRUDENCE COUNSELLED TO WISDOM.
2  He was a miserable scamp, a sort of mendicant musician, a lazy beggar, who beat her, and who abandoned her as she had taken him, in disgust.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—RESULT OF THE SUCCESS
3  Those who envied this mendicant said that he belonged to the police.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER V—A FIVE-FRANC PIECE FALLS ON THE GROUND AND PROD...
4  The mendicant raised his eyes suddenly, stared intently at Jean Valjean, then dropped his head quickly.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER V—A FIVE-FRANC PIECE FALLS ON THE GROUND AND PROD...
5  At the hint from the mendicant his master made him a sign to retire, and he was obliged to obey.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 34 IN WHICH THE EQUIPMENT OF ARAMIS AND PORTHOS IS TREATED OF
6  Bazin was stupefied at the sight of the gold, and forgot that he came to announce d'Artagnan, who, curious to know who the mendicant could be, came to Aramis on leaving Athos.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 34 IN WHICH THE EQUIPMENT OF ARAMIS AND PORTHOS IS TREATED OF
7  Fortunately, a mendicant passed, who, coming up to Athos to ask charity, Athos offered him half a crown to accompany him where he was going.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 64 THE MAN IN THE RED CLOAK
8  The mendicant hesitated at first, but at the sight of the piece of silver which shone in the darkness he consented, and walked on before Athos.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 64 THE MAN IN THE RED CLOAK
9  Athos went toward the house, while the mendicant, who had received his reward, left as fast as his legs could carry him.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 64 THE MAN IN THE RED CLOAK
10  Then, in addition to these concealed or public, secret or open wars, there were robbers, mendicants, Huguenots, wolves, and scoundrels, who made war upon everybody.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 1 THE THREE PRESENTS OF D'ARTAGNAN THE ELDER
11  In the daytime nobody was seen there but mendicants devouring their crusts, and children at play.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 29 HUNTING FOR THE EQUIPMENTS
Example Sentence:
1  I dared to put off the mendicant -- to resume my natural manner and character.
2  "O noble sir, give alms to the poor," cried Aladdin, playing the mendicant.