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1. A dwelling of larger size than a cottage.
2. In the north of England and in Scotland, a house.
3. A term especially applied to a hut covered with mud or turf.
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He wrote that the "noble beggers, who are nothing other than vagabonds, .
He said that eunuchs, transgender, eunuchs and beggers are part of society and have a right to lead their life in respectful manner and get rid of dancing and begging and other hardships.
THERE are some potentially nice horses on show at Lingfield, but perhaps the best betting opportunity is Beggers Luck in the Ladbrokes Mobile Handicap.
It is a big community with links to other cities, it gets people travelling and Geraldine Cafferty: I find beggers at the city centre car parks more of a nuisance.
A MISSING 2lb that could not be explained landed in-form jockey William Carson with a four-day ban that rules him out of the pounds 100,000 Blue Square Winter Derby after he weighed in light on Beggers Belief, who was disqualified from third place.
This would reduce the crime figures, free up police time in trying to catch the little beggers, and free up prison populations.
RAWALPINDI, 23 May, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- The anti-encroachment squad of Chaklala Cantonment Board in a drive against beggers (CCB) on Saturday apprehended around 50 beggars from various chowks of the city.
Secondly, the very idea that it is acceptable for a member of a Royal Family of one of the world's most ethnically diverse nations to refer to a person of Asian origin as a Paki or a raghead - even as a term of endearment as is being claimed - beggers belief.
Barry Priddis, Holyhead Coastguard watch manager, said: ``It beggers belief that these youngsters had managed to put to sea with not a single life jacket or flare or any other piece of life-saving equipment between them.
Mr Wyatt, MP for Sittingbourne and Sheepey said, ``The decision (to close Sheerness and reopen Cardiff) beggers belief.
After the War, thousands of rural people, particularly blacks, moved to towns which became invaded by tramps and beggers who could only survive through stealing.