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VAGABOND. One who wanders about idly, who has no certain dwelling. The ordinances of the French define a vagabond almost in the same terms. Dalloz, Dict. Vagabondage. See Vattel, liv. 1, Sec. 219, n.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Arguing that Synge's accomplished, underappreciated play constitutes the "culmination" of a century and better of "Irish contributions" to extensive European figurations of exotic vagabondism, Burke's opening chapter offers a literary genealogy of the Revival tinker.
Roth, summarized its conclusions by saying that "if [the 'half-castes'] are left to their own devices under the present state of the law, their future will be one of vagabondism and harlotry ...
Meantime, the earliest good chance I get, I shall roll down to you, my good fellow, seeing we--that is, you and I,--must hit upon some little bit of vagabondism, before Autumn comes.