Definitions

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  • adj. Infected with leprosy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Affected with leprosy.

Etymologies

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leprosy +‎ -ed

Examples

  • Within a year, his process was being used on five continents, in service of almost every field of human endeavor—to yield photogenic drawings of fossils, for phrenology portraits of captured Congo slaves, to study the geological strata of the American West, to catalog the medical pathology of the harelipped and the goitered and the leprosied, to chronicle eclipses and astronomical events, to render portraiture of politicians and kings and heads of state.

    The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre

  • Road, a gray and withered hag, all crippled and leprosied, sits

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 01, No. 03, January, 1858

  • And it was doing it right out in the middle of a desert, bleak, sun-leprosied, forbidding, with only the stars and the moon and the sun and a cliff-swallow or two to behold.

    The River and I

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