What does the word lazar mean?

Usage examples for lazar

  1. Ban Tvrtko proclaimed himself King of Bosnia, and endeavoured to extend his power in Hungary, whilst Knez Lazar, with the help of a number of Serbian princes, prepared for a great war against the Turks. – Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians by Woislav M. Petrovitch
  2. 124. lazar, leper, or any wretched beggar; from the parable of Dives and Lazarus. – Keats: Poems Published in 1820 by John Keats
  3. Here was a Lazar House, i. – The History of London by Walter Besant