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Meaning of MENDICANCY

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)
 

MENDICANCY is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: beggary, begging
 
 See Also: solicitation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Men"di*can*cy\, n.
The condition of being mendicant; beggary; begging. --Burke.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bare cupboard, bare subsistence, beggarliness, beggary, begging, bumming, cadging, deprivation, destitution, empty purse, grinding poverty, gripe, hand-to-mouth existence, homelessness, impoverishment, indigence, lack, mendicity, moneylessness, mooching, necessitousness, necessity, need, neediness, panhandling, pauperism, pauperization, penury, pinch, privation, scrounging, sponging, want
 

 

 

 

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