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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Waif(0.00834 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Waif.
English → English (WordNet)
n : a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned;
“street children beg or steal in order to survive” [syn:
English → English (gcide)
Waif \Waif\, n. [OF. waif, gaif, as adj., lost, unclaimed, chose
gaive a waif, LL. wayfium, res vaivae; of Scand. origin. See
1. (Eng. Law.) Goods found of which the owner is not known;
originally, such goods as a pursued thief threw away to
prevent being apprehended, which belonged to the king
unless the owner made pursuit of the felon, took him, and
brought him to justice. --Blackstone.
2. Hence, anything found, or without an owner; that which
comes along, as it were, by chance. “Rolling in his mind
old waifs of rhyme.” --Tennyson.
3. A wanderer; a castaway; a stray; a homeless child.
Desirous to return, and not received. --Cowper.