- Street Arab
- Arab Ar"ab (?; 277), n. [Prob. ultimately fr. Heb. arabah a
desert, the name employed, in the Old Testament, to denote
the valley of the Jordan and Dead Sea. Ar. Arab, Heb. arabi,
arbi, arbim: cf. F. Arabe, L. Arabs, Gr. ?.]
One of a swarthy race occupying Arabia, and numerous in
Syria, Northern Africa, etc.
The ragged outcasts and street Arabs who are shivering in damp doorways. --Lond. Sat. Rev. [1913 Webster] ||
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.