Definition of Cagot

1. n. One of a race inhabiting the valleys of the Pyrenees, who until 1793 were political and social outcasts (Christian Pariahs). They are supposed to be a remnant of the Visigoths.



Definition of Cagot

1. Noun. (historical) A member of a persecuted minority in south-western France. ¹

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Definition of Cagot

1. a member of an outcast class [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cagot

cagemates
cager
cagers
cages
cagework
cageworks
cagey
cageyness
cageynesses
cagier
cagiest
cagily
caginess
caginesses
caging
cagot (current term)
cagots
cagoul
cagoule
cagoules
cagouls
cagr
cags
cagy
cagyness
cah
cahier
cahiers
cahinca
cahincic acid

Literary usage of Cagot

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1. The Classic and the Beautiful from the Literature of Three Thousand Years edited by Henry Coppée (1900)
"A BRAVE cagot. A FRENCH HISTORICAL NARRATIVE. ,HE existence of an outcast race of men, under the name of cagots, during several ages in France, ..."

2. Arnaud's Masterpiece: A Romance of the Pyrenees by Walter Cranston Larned (1897)
"How cagot wonderful were the surroundings of this Maiden. simple cabin ! The snow was like silver, gleaming beneath the sun's touch, but it was restful in ..."

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