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Begging Hermits

were of the Augustine order; they renounced all property, and lived on the voluntary alms of “the faithful.”

Begging Friars were restricted to four orders: Franciscans (Grey Friars), Augustines (Black Friars), Carmelites (White Friars), and Dominicans (Preaching Friars).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Befana
Before the Lights
Before the Mast
Beg the Question (To)
Beggar
Beggars
Beggars Barm
Beggars Bullets
Beggar’s Bush
Beggar’s Daughter
Begging Hermits
Begging the Question
Beghards
Begtashi
Begue dentendement
Béguins
Begum
Behemoth (Hebrew)
Behmenists
Behram
Bejan