Definition for BEG'GAR

BEG'GAR, n. [See Beg.]

  1. One that lives by asking alms, or makes it his business to beg for charity.
  2. One who supplicates with humility; a petitioner; but in this sense rarely used, as the word has become a term of contempt. – Johnson.
  3. One who assumes in argument what he does not prove. – Tillotson.

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