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PAUPER Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

A person so poor that he must be supported at public expense; also a suitor who, on account of poverty, is allowed to sue or defend without being chargeable with costs. In re Hoffen’s Estate, 70 Wis. 522, 36 N. W. 407; Ilutchings v. Thompson, 10 Cush. (Mass.) 238; Charleston v. Groveland, 15 Gray (Mass.) 15; Lee County v. Lackie, 30 Ark. 764.


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