VAGRANT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of VAGRANT
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vagrant
 n.  person without home or job; bird found outside its species' usual range
Classic Sentence:
1  Presently a vagrant poodle dog came idling along, sad at heart, lazy with the summer softness and the quiet, weary of captivity, sighing for change.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  A vagrant current or a slight rise in the river had carried off their raft, but this only gratified them, since its going was something like burning the bridge between them and civilization.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
3  It chanced, however, that Drebber, looking from his window, had recognized the vagrant in the street, and had read murder in his eyes.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
4  This was a vagrant of sixty-five, who was going to prison for not playing the flute; or, in other words, for begging in the streets, and doing nothing for his livelihood.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
5  Somehow, now that I had once crossed the threshold of this house, and once was brought face to face with its owners, I felt no longer outcast, vagrant, and disowned by the wide world.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
6  It was cool and dim in the high-ceilinged hall and the vagrant draft that went from back to front of the house was refreshing after the heat of the sun.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
7  He was a sporting vagrant armed with a vast stock of stories, limericks and riddles.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In TWO GALLANTS
8  One told how he had taken a life, another had taken two, a third had set a house on fire, while another had simply been a vagrant and had done nothing.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XIII
9  From the vagrant to the tramp, the race is maintained in its purity.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—COMPOSITION OF THE TROUPE
10  The four others were dark-eyed, hardy little vagrants; this child was thin and very fair.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 1
11  One feels in it the wild and ancient sadness of those vagrants of the Court of Miracles who played at cards with packs of their own, some of which have come down to us.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—SLANG WHICH WEEPS AND SLANG WHICH LAUGHS
Example Sentence:
1  Because he was a stranger in town with no visible means of support, Martin feared he would be jailed as a vagrant.
2  The town has shelters and food handouts for vagrants.