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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 ?
At that time there was no rigid sequestration on the islands, and lepers, if they chose, were allowed to go free.
He had had the fever in a secret colony of thirty lepers on one of the Hawaiian Islands.
This image of Christ and the leper, one of the most poignant scenes in the Gospels, completes our three Sunday profiles of Christ and his mission.
A leper came to Jesus and kneeling down begged Him and said, "If You wish, You can make me clean.
The gospel account of the leper healed by Jesus (Mark 1:40-45) presents a picture of what could be ourselves as reborn and reconciled followers of Jesus.
A leper came to him and begged him on his knees, 'If you choose, you can make me clean.
Cases and examples explored include prisoners of war, utopian communes, the California Gold Rush, leper colonies, pirates of the 18th century, and vigilante groups of the Wild West.
If for instance, you were abused, instead of the one-legged leper in some far-off country that would be an immediate emotion.
She said: "When people hear leprosy, they think of leper colonies and the Bible or Monty Python's Life of Brian.
It would be better to be a leper in Colombia than be HIV positive.
She is not disgusted by a nose full of pus, a body full of sores or a leper in the