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n.1.The condition of being a beggar; also, the class of beggars.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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sproksga 'an instance of jostling', babesga 'treachery, an instance of treachery', angopa 'blow with an elbow', kafeoja 'coffeeFAM' zitgapa 'beggarhood, typical behavior of a beggar' (cf.
Clochardization, Tillon calls this process, or "reduction to the state of beggarhood." It is the crime of the 20th century, she says, like colonialism in the 19th century or slavery in the 18th.