Definition of Fagin

1. Noun. A villainous Jew in a novel by Charles Dickens. "Fagin was a fence who trained boys as pickpockets"

Definition of Fagin

1. a person who instructs others in crime [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fagin

Fachtna Fáthach
Factors I XII
Faded Giant
Faded Giants
Faden suture
Faeroe Islands
Faget's sign
Fagin (current term)
Fagopyrum esculentum
Fagus americana
Fagus grandifolia
Fagus pendula
Fagus purpurea
Fagus sylvatica
Fagus sylvatica atropunicea
Fagus sylvatica pendula
Fagus sylvatica purpurea
Fahd ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud

Literary usage of Fagin

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1. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1872)
"His name was Bob Fagin ; 'and I took the liberty of using his name, ... It was not long, before Bob Fagin and I, and another boy ' whose name was Paul Green ..."

2. The Writings of Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens, Gilbert Ashville Pierce (1894)
"CHAPTER XLV NOAH CLAYPOLE IS EMPLOYED BY Fagin ON A SECRET MISSION. ... "Out," said Fagin. "I sent her out this morning with the other young woman, ..."

3. A Bookman's Budget by Austin Dobson (1917)
"GEORGE CRUIKSHANK AND Fagin I MET George Cruikshank in December 1877. He came one morning to see Mr. Frederick Locker, at whose house I was breakfasting; ..."

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