Prodigal (n.)
in the Bible, a son who foolishly wastes his share of his father's estate
MW IV.v.7[Host to Simple, of Falstaff's chamber] 'Tis painted about with the story of the Prodigal
WT IV.iii.93[Autolycus to Clown, of a robber] he compassed a motion of the Prodigal Son
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