leper

Part of speech: noun

One afficted with leprosy.

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Usage examples "leper":

  1. To be shunned like a leper by the very meanest of those it had once been an honor when she recognized them. - "The Fortunes Of Glencore", Charles James Lever.
  2. And then I will jump fifteen years and do Ragsdale's leper business. - "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.
  3. How Miss Bond's voice rang out when " the leper raised not the gold from the dust." - "Two Little Knights of Kentucky", Annie Fellows Johnston.