leper

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leper

a person who has leprosy

leper

[′lep·ər]
(medicine)
A person afflicted with Hansen's disease.
References in classic literature ?
As she opened the door he smelt the sickly sweet smell which makes the neighbourhood of the leper nauseous.
Next, he saw the girl in the leper refuge and remembered it was for love of him that she had let him go.
These rules required that lepers who wished to enter the leprosarium surrender their property (one would assume movable property) upon entering the community.
Baudri of Dol does mention in the first vita that Robert healed the sick, cleansed lepers, and raised the dead (p.
Wilma Sturtz is a smart kid who has a lot of things going for her; however, she is one of the unlucky social lepers of Claverford School.
WHEN DR Gerhard Fischer heard he was receiving the 1997 Gandhi Peace Prize for his work with lepers in India, he had a warning for Indian Government officials.
The Thanksgiving Day assembly is composed of 10th lepers who cannot sit down to the table set at home until they first present themselves at the table of the Lord.
The first chapter, "Charity, Poverty, and Liminality in the Lazarillo," uses Lazarillo de Tormes as a case study to make the convincing argument that Picaros took the place of medieval lepers as socially liminal figures in the Renaissance.
In dead center hangs a basket prophetically filled with crutches, a bell (like the ones lepers had to carry), and a sword.
Tommy Devlin has been raising funds for Nigerian lepers for more than 20 years - and now he says the end is in sight.
The service, available to mobile users in the UK and Ireland, was devised by Dublin-based charity The Leprosy Mission to raise cash for Chinese lepers.