Lazar house
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. [1913 Webster]

Like loathsome lazars, by the hedges lay. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

{Lazar house} a lazaretto; also, a hospital for quarantine. [1913 Webster]


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  • lazar house — n LAZARETTO (1) esp a hospital for lepers …   Medical dictionary

  • lazar house — noun hospital for persons with infectious diseases (especially leprosy) • Syn: ↑lazaretto, ↑lazaret, ↑lazarette, ↑pesthouse • Hypernyms: ↑hospital, ↑infirmary * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • lazar house — noun A place to quarantine leprous people. Syn: leprosarium See Also: lazar …   Wiktionary

  • lazar-house — n. See lazaretto …   New dictionary of synonyms

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  • 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. [1913 Webster] Like loathsome lazars, by the hedges lay. Spenser. [1913 Webster] {Lazar house} a lazaretto;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lazar — noun A sufferer of an infectious disease, especially leprosy. See Also: lazar house …   Wiktionary

  • Lazar — A person with *leprosy; often used in general of the very poor and diseased. A lazar house was a place cut off from the world for lepers to live in isolation. [< Lazarus in John 11:1] …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Lazar Polyakov — Lazar (Eliezer) Polyakov ( ru. Лазарь Соломонович Поляков, born 1843 in Orsha – died 1914) was a Jewish–Russian entrepreneur. Polyakov founded his first bank in 1872 and by 1890s owned an influential financial group; he was informally named… …   Wikipedia

  • Lazar Residency Homestay — (Коччи,Индия) Категория отеля: Адрес: 1/911, Near Bishop House, Fort Kochi …   Каталог отелей

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