Waif

A waif (from the Old French guaif, `stray beast`) is a living creature removed, by hardship, loss or other helpless circumstance, from its original surroundings. The most common usage of the word is to designate a homeless, forsaken or orphaned child, or someone whose appearance is evocative of the same. As such, the term is similar to a ragamuf.....
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waif

[n] - a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned
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Waif

• (n.) Goods found of which the owner is not known; originally, such goods as a pursued thief threw away to prevent being apprehended, which belonged to the king unless the owner made pursuit of the felon, took him, and brought him to justice. • (n.) Hence, anything found, or without an owner; that which comes along, as it were, by chance...
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waif

street child noun a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned; `street children beg or steal in order to survive`
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Waif

Waif noun [ Old French waif , gaif , as adj., lost, unclaimed, chose gaive a waif, Late Latin wayfium , res vaivae ; of Scand. origin. See Waive .] 1. (Eng. Law.) Goods found of which the owner is not known; originally, such goods as a pursued ...
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waif

a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned
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waif

a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned
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waif

a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned
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Waif

Waif is Dorset slang for a straggling wisp of hair.
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Waif

Waifs are goods thrown away by a thief in his flight.
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