fagin fagin  /ˈfeɪ ɡɪn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a villainous Jew in a novel by Charles Dickens

News

  • Beverly man gets probation for purse theft

    BEVERLY -- The modern-day Fagin who admitted in January to putting a younger man up to a series of holdups and a burglary in 2010 admitted yesterday that he had also been a thief. Shaun Levesque, 31, pleaded guilty to stealing a woman's Coach handba
    on July 13, 2013     Source: The Salem News

Quotes

  1. Sir Cameron said: "I'm thrilled that Rowan Atkinson has finally reviewed the situation and succumbed to his long-held ambition to play Fagin. We have been discussing the possibility on and off for many years and to me this idea has always promised...
    on Mar 26, 2008 By: Cameron Mackintosh Source: Melton Today

  2. Mr Howard told his party that Labour would "do anything, say anything, claim anything to cling on to office at all costs". "So far this year they have compared me to Fagin, to Shylock and to a flying pig. This morning Peter Hain even called...
    on Mar 12, 2005 By: Michael Howard Source: BBC News

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