pauper

Part of speech: noun

One dependent on charity.

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Usage examples "pauper":

  1. Two crews ste'boyed together by us to capture a State pauper. - "King Spruce, A Novel", Holman Day.
  2. I am a miserable pauper now, as I always have been. - "Delia Blanchflower", 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", Kate Douglas Wiggin.