Definition of Lurdane

1. Noun. (obsolete) A lazy, stupid person; a sluggard. ¹



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Definition of Lurdane

1. lurdan [n -S] - See also: lurdan

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lurdane

lupus vulgaris
lupuses
lur
lura
lural
lurasidone
lurch
lurched
lurcher
lurchers
lurches
lurching
lurchingly
lurchings
lurdan
lurdane (current term)
lurdanes
lurdans
lurden
lurdens
lure
lured
lurer
lurers
lures
lurex
lurexes
lurg
lurgee
lurgees

Literary usage of Lurdane

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1880)
""Sir John Smith's second fault, far worse than the first, albeit a lurdane to defend «11 he had done, and to draw the most of the barons to ..."

2. The Northmen in Cumberland & Westmoreland by Robert Ferguson (1856)
"In all these the root is evidently "lur," corresponding with N. lur, laziness, lur a, to be indolent. Mr. Todd more rationally derives lurdane from Old Fr. ..."

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