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Definitions of fagin in various dictionaries:
noun - a villainous Jew in a novel by Charles Dickens
noun - a person who instructs others in crime
FAGIN - Fagin is a fictional character in Charles Dickens's novel Oliver Twist. In the preface to the novel, he is described as a "receiver of stolen goods"...
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Literary gang leader has cigarette at home|
|'Oliver Twist' no-goodnik|
|Dickens bad guy|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|This character in an 1838 novel was based on Ikey Solomon, a British thief & fence|
|In "Oliver Twist", Bill Sikes is an accomplice of this gang leader|
|One of Alec Guinness's many masterly character portrayals was as this man in 1948's "Oliver Twist"|
|Hanged in an 1837 novel, he so angered some Londoners that his creator toned him down in future editions|
|In "Oliver Twist", Bill Sikes' girl, Nancy, is a member of this man's gang of pickpockets|
|19th c. pickpocket gang leader, described as "a receiver of stolen goods", by execution|
|This Dickens villain who teaches boys to steal may have been based on a real criminal, Isaac Solomons|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|a villainous Jew in a novel by Charles Dickens|
Fagin is a fictional character in Charles Dickens's novel Oliver Twist. In the preface to the novel, he is described as a "receiver of stolen goods". He is the leader of a group of children (the Artful Dodger and Charley Bates among them) whom he teaches to make their livings by pickpocketing and other criminal activities, in exchange for shelter. A distinguishing trait is his constant - and insincere - use of the phrase "my dear" when addressing others. At the time of the novel, he is said by another character, Monks, to have already made criminals out of "scores" of children. Nancy, who is the lover of Bill Sikes (the novel's lead villain), is confirmed to be Fagin's former pupil.|
* Fagin is a self-confessed miser who, despite the wealth he has acquired, does very little to improve the squalid lives of the children he guards, or his own. In the second chapter of his appearance, he is shown (when talking to himself) that he cares less for their welfare, than that they do not "peach" (i