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lazarmore about lazar

lazar


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lazar  \La"zar\,  n.  [OF.  lazare,  fr  Lazarus  the  beggar.  Luke 
  xvi.  20.] 
  A  person  infected  with  a  filthy  or  pestilential  disease;  a 
  leper.  --Chaucer. 
 
  Like  loathsome  lazars,  by  the  hedges  lay.  --  Spenser. 
 
  {Lazar  house}  a  lazaretto;  also  a  hospital  for  quarantine. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lazar 
  n  :  a  person  afflicted  with  leprosy  [syn:  {leper}] 




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