from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Leprosy.

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

  • noun obsolete Leprosy.

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

  • noun obsolete leprosy


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  • And therefore it helpeth against leprosy and meselry.

    Mediaeval Lore from Bartholomew Anglicus

  • Then Amis fell a-weeping sorely, and said to him that it was Raphael the Angel of our Lord who had said to him: "Amis, our Lord biddeth that thou tell Amile that he slay his two children, and wash thee with the blood of them, and that then thou wilt be whole of thy meselry."

    Old French Romances

  • Then was Amis cleansed of his meselry, and they gave thanks to our

    Old French Romances


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