What does the word pauper mean?

Usage examples for pauper

  1. Two crews ste'boyed together by us to capture a State pauper. – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  2. I am a miserable pauper now, as I always have been. – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. Why did I come to this place like a pauper, with only one evening gown, when I should have known that if there is a castle anywhere within forty miles you always spend half your time in it! – Penelope's Irish Experiences by Kate Douglas Wiggin