What does the word leprosy mean?

Usage examples for leprosy

  1. And visions of leprosy, and Rose shrinking her skirts from contact with him, shadowed out and away in his mind. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. After some consideration, Anthony decided grudgingly that, on the whole, leprosy was worse than footmanhood, though less degrading. – Anthony Lyveden by Dornford Yates
  3. They were called by the common name of lepers, and probably the leprosy strictly so called was awfully common. – The Coming of the Friars by Augustus Jessopp