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From Dictionary.com:

—noun

1. a person, especially a child, who has no home or friends.

2. something found, especially a stray animal, whose owner is not known.

3. a stray item or article: to gather waifs of gossip.

Wordsmith Wednesdays made-up example snippet:

They’d left him behind. He was certain. He would surely end up a waif left to beg by the roadside.

 
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