from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of lurdane.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Stupid; blockish.
  • n. A blockhead.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Blockish; heavy; stupid; useless.
  • n. A blockhead; a stupid or useless person.


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  • "The corner of his mouth turned up, but without humor. 'The only thing I ken to Stephen Bonnet's credit is that he killed one o' yon lurdans.'"

    —Diana Gabaldon, The Fiery Cross (NY: Bantam Dell, 2001), 1221

    January 29, 2010