Word of the Week: MENDICANT

By on April 18, 2011

Mendicant can be an adjective to describe the act of begging or a noun than means… you guessed it, “a beggar”. It can describe religious followers who rely on charitable donations for survival. This word definetely reminds me of the Monty Python skit in which an ex-leper is trying to beg for money, and having

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Word of the Week: MENDICANT

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