bezonian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian bisognoso (poor)

Noun[edit]

bezonian (plural bezonians)

  1. (obsolete) a beggar, pauper, rascal.
    1591, William Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part II
    Great men oft die by vile bezonians.
    A Roman sworder and banditto slave
    Murdered sweet Tully; Brutus' bastard hand
    Stabbed Julius Caesar; savage islanders
    Pompey the Great; and Suffolk dies by pirates.