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BEG'GAR, n. See Beg. One that lives by asking alms, or makes it his business to beg for charity.

1. One who supplicates with humility a petitioner but in this sense rarely used, as the word has become a term of contempt.
2. One who assumes in argument what he does not prove.

BEG'GAR, To reduce to beggary to impoverish.

1. To deprive or make destitute to exhaust as, to beggar description.
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Entry for 'Beggar'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​kjd/​b/beggar.html.