Definition of Mendicities
1. mendicity [n] - See also: mendicity
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mendicities
Literary usage of Mendicities
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... Hath a soule in right great poverte, Ai soule in great richesse forsooth, Albeit that they hurlen bolh, For richesse and mendicities Bra cleped two ..."
2. Young Ireland: A Fragment of Irish History, 1840-1850 by Charles Gavan Duffy (1880)
"... and mendicities, and the Woollen Hall from which the produce of five thousand looms was once circulated, a Poor House crowded with weavers without work; ..."
3. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1835)
"One of the very best organised mendicities in the country, is that in the city of Londonderry ; the report of which says, " It was once an experiment ..."