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Definition of "lazar" []

  • Archaic A diseased person; a leper. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lazar" in a sentence
  • "She walked through halls still stained with blood from the dreadful Night of the Risen Dead'the term the lazar used when they spoke of their triumph."
  • "It became conspicuous in medieval Europe, prompting the founding of “lazar houses,” or refuges where doomed lepers could rot apart from “clean” folk."
  • ""I will give one thousand sucres to the lazar-house of Quito if a bull kills a man this day.""