Begar



compulsory labor, as for the repair of bridges or roads.
Historical Examples

Now ick sall revange; hay, begar, me sal tartar de whole generation!
The Works of John Marston John Marston

begar excellent vel: and if you speake pour moy, I shall procure you de gesse of all de gentlemen mon patinces.
The Merry Wives of Windsor William Shakespeare

begar, I shall have no girl to myself—all de girl in my house vill come after dis jolie garçon!
Fontainbleau John O’Keeffe

She has no knowlidg of the cake, whitch was so dryed up, a begar woold not touch it.
Little Prudy’s Sister Susy Sophie May

begar den I haue as mockuater as de Inglish Iack dog, knaue.
The Merry Wives of Windsor William Shakespeare

begar, you wait—plenty fire jess now—plenty knock and squeal; oh yes, sar.
The Iron Pirate Max Pemberton

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