A beggarly house.
beggarly definition by Webster's New World
like or fit for a beggar; very poor, worthless, inadequate, etc.
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- beggarliness noun
beggarly definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Of, relating to, or befitting a beggar; very poor: a beggarly existence in the slums.
- So mean, petty, or paltry as to deserve contempt.
- begˈgar·li·ness noun