1910 New Catholic Dictionary
Name given in contempt in Reformation days to the poor who were forced to wander and beg alms after the dissolution of the monasteries in England, originating probably from the Gospel parable of Lazarus, the poor man received into Abraham's bosom.
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Entry for 'Abram-Men'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/a/abram-men.html. 1910.