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1. vagrancy

the state of wandering from place to place; having no permanent home or means of livelihood

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noun plural -cies
the state or condition of being a vagrant
the conduct or mode of living of a vagrant

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nounWord forms: plural ˈvagrancies
1.  Rare
a wandering in thought or talk; digression
a wandering from place to place; vagabondage
shiftless or idle wandering without money or work, as of tramps, beggars, etc.
often a statutory offense chargeable as a misdemeanor

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n. pl. va·gran·cies
a. The state of being a vagrant.
b. The conduct or mode of existence of a vagrant.
c. The offense of being a vagrant: arrested for vagrancy.
2. An erratic notion or unpredictable action: the vagrancies of the heart.
3. An unpredictable development or change of circumstances: the vagrancies of the book business.

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