from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the precursors of the Reformation; -- a nickname corresponding to Lollard, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ecclesiastical history, a name given to the members of a French sect of about the fourteenth century, which held views very similar to those of the Brethren of the Free Spirit.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
So saith a turlupin or a new start-up grub of my books, but a turd for him.