Definition of 'pauper'
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We have to look after prince and pauper alike. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yet fail and he'll be no king but a pauper. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At night you can dine like a king on a pauper's purse. The Sun (2007)This was a proud generation with a horror of pauper's funerals. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is what would once have been called a pauper's funeral. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many struggling families who are keen to avoid a pauper's funeral are forced to extreme lengths. The Sun (2012)They would be barred whether the object of the photographers' interest was a prince or a pauper. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Both prince and pauper have the physical scars to add a dose of perspective to the hype and glory of the Cup. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A war veteran was given a pauper's funeral after a care home manager stole his life savings. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The trend left councils footing the average 950 cost of a pauper's funeral. The Sun (2014)The costs are forcing more people into so-called pauper's funerals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was the more honest approach, though Train himself died a pauper. MEASURING AMERICA (2002)Where, prince or pauper, when you stand at that bar you are just another thirsty punter? The Sun (2014)Her father could give her away as he would - prince or pauper, it did not matter. What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)When she died of a heart attack she faced a pauper's burial - until her incredible story emerged. The Sun (2010)He died alone at home last month aged 88 and was facing a pauper's funeral before pals raised thousands of pounds. The Sun (2013)
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