Vágabond. adj. [vagabundus, low Latin. vagabond, Fr.]
- Wandering without any settled habitation; wanting a home.
Let them pronounce the steep Tarpeian death;
Vagabond exile: yet I wou'd not buy
Their mercy at the price of one fair word. Shakes. Cor.
A vagabond debtor may be cited in whatever place or jurisdiction he is found. Ayliffe's Parergon.
- Wandering; vagrant.
This common body,
Like to a vagabond flag upon the stream,
Goes to, and back, lacquying the varying tide. Shakes.
Their prayers by envious winds
Blown vagabond or frustrate. Milton.