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a beggar who approaches strangers asking for money
One who panhandles; an urban beggar who typically stands on a street with an outstretched container in hand, begging for loose change.
Origin: Obscure. Speculative. Panhandling always seems to involve a container for receiving loose change, so perhaps referring to a small, handled pan.
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