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    (lăz`zå`rō´nĭ; It. lät`så`rō´nė)
n. pl.1.The homeless idlers of Naples who live by chance work or begging; - so called from the Hospital of St. Lazarus, which serves as their refuge.
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Neither are picturesque lazzaroni or romantic criminals half so frequent as your common labourer, who gets his own bread and eats it vulgarly but creditably with his own pocket-knife.
There remain a few idle men of fortune, tavern and grog-shop loungers, lazzaroni, old bachelors, decaying maidens, and people of crooked intellect or temper, all of whom may find their like, or some tolerable approach to it, in the plentiful diversity of our latter class.
you thought to make us, unhappy strangers, trot at the heels of your processions, like so many lazzaroni, because no carriages or horses are to be had in your beggarly city.
Benetton: Ian McKinley; Luca Sperandio, Tommaso Iannone, Luca Morisi, Monty Ioane; Marty Banks, Tito Tebaldi; Matteo Zanusso, Tomas Baravalle, Tiziano Pasquali; Marco Lazzaroni, Irne Hebst; Alberto Sgarbi (c), Marco Barbini, Whetu Douglas.
Foschi D, Corsi F, Lazzaroni M, Sangaletti O, Riva P, La Tartara G, et al.
Barad DH, Yu Y, Kushnir VA, Shohat-Tal A, Lazzaroni E, Lee HJ, et al.
Writing in the WSJ (Trumpen Proletariat, July 06 2016), to support his argument, he states: "Karl Marx, in a particularly dyspeptic moment, offered this description of what he dismissed as the lumpen proletariat: 'Alongside decayed roues with dubious means of subsistence and of dubious origin, alongside ruined and adventurous offshoots of the bourgeoisie, were vagabonds, discharged soldiers, discharged jailbirds, escaped galley slaves, swindlers, mountebanks, lazzaroni, pickpockets, tricksters, gamblers, pimps, brothel keepers, porters, literati, organ grinders, ragpickers, knife grinders, tinkers, beggars-in short, the whole indefinite, disintegrated mass, thrown hither and thither, which the French call la boheme.
One is a Hemingway Daiquiri made with Brugal dry rum, Lazzaroni maraschino liqueur, grapefruit, lime, smoked sea salt, and a classic Daiquiri made with Flor de Cana 4 yr extra dry white rum, Demerara sugar, lime.
Das Lobgedicht des Pietro Lazzaroni an den Borgia Papst Alexander VI.
Barras A, Mezzetti A, Richard A, Lazzaroni S, Roux S, Melnyk P, Betbeder D, Monfilliette-Dupont N.
Reps: S Baldwin, G Thomas, M Fia, A Wyn Jones, O Cracknell, R Webb, D Biggar, K Giles TREVISO: L McLean; D Odiete, T Benvenuti, A Sgarbi (capt), A Buondonno; T Allan, E Gori; A De Marchi, R Santamaria, T Pasquali, F Gerosa, F Paulo, D Budd, M Barbini, M Lazzaroni.