Definition of vagrancy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

vagrancy

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈveɪɡrənsi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈveɪɡrənsi//
 
[uncountable](law) Types of crime, Poverty and famine
 
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the crime of living on the streets and begging (= asking for money) from people He was convicted of drunkenness and vagrancy. See related entries: Types of crime, Poverty and famine
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