Bezonian

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bezonian A low fellow or scoundrel; a beggar. "Great men oft die by vile bezonians ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bezonian An indigent wretch; a beggar or scoundrel.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Bezonian be-zō′ni-an (Shak.) a beggar, a low fellow.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. besoin, need, want, It bisogno,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
It. bisogno; Sp. bisoño, Fr. bisogne.

Usage

In literature:

Under which king, Bezonian?
"Devereux, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Out on ye, cullions and bezonians!
"The Last Of The Barons, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Under which king, Bezonian?
"Familiar Quotations" by Various
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