from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Stupid; blockish.
  • noun obsolete A blockhead.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of lurdane.


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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