vagrancy

noun va·gran·cy \ ˈvā-grən(t)-sē \

Definition of vagrancy

plural vagrancies
1 :the state or action of being vagrant
2 :the offense of being a vagrant
3 :vagary

Examples of vagrancy in a Sentence

  1. a frequent victim to the vagrancies of the heart, she had a succession of passionate but short-lived romances

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Origin and Etymology of vagrancy


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vagrancy

noun va·gran·cy \ ˈvā-grən-sē \

legal Definition of vagrancy

plural vagrancies
1 :the act or practice of wandering about from place to place
2 :the crime of wandering about without employment or identifiable means of support
  • the court struck down the vagrancy law as unconstitutionally vague
Note: Most vagrancy laws have been abolished.


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