1. [17C–18C] to beg; thus maunder on the fly, to beg in the streets; maundering, begging, prone to begging; maundering tools, items used to enhance one’s begging image and thus gain more sympathy and alms.
2. [mid-19C] (UK und.) writing begging letters, counterfeit documents, etc.
[mid-19C] (UK Und.) begging (under false pretences).