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Vaudois1

[voh-dwah] /voʊˈdwɑ/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.

Vaudois2

[voh-dwah] /voʊˈdwɑ/
noun, plural Vaudois for 1.
1.
a native or inhabitant of Vaud.
2.
the dialect of French spoken in Vaud.
Origin of Vaudois2
< French; Middle French Vaudeis. See Vaud, -ese
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  • The year 1488 marks an era of suffering for the Vaudois and of infamy to Rome.

    The Vaudois of Piedmont John Napper Worsfold
  • Venice alone contained six thousand Vaudois, it is said, at this time.

    The Vaudois of Piedmont John Napper Worsfold
  • After a few days the Vaudois, who had fled to the woods, were hunted by dogs.

    The Vaudois of Piedmont John Napper Worsfold
  • Secondly, the ground on which he sought admission into the Vaudois Church.

    The Vaudois of Piedmont John Napper Worsfold
  • So the Vaudois betake themselves to united prayer for guidance.

    The Vaudois of Piedmont John Napper Worsfold
  • The monks renewed their old game of kidnapping the children of the Vaudois.

    The Vaudois of Piedmont John Napper Worsfold
  • How this affected the Vaudois we will consider in our next chapter.

    The Vaudois of Piedmont John Napper Worsfold
  • The Vaudois peasantry were for the most part unarmed, and their only crime was their religion.

    The Huguenots in France Samuel Smiles.
  • The home of the Rapins was situated in the country of the Vaudois.

    The Huguenots in France Samuel Smiles.
  • They belonged to the Vaudois Church, and repudiated Romanism.

    The Huguenots in France Samuel Smiles.
British Dictionary definitions for Vaudois

Vaudois

/ˈvəʊdwɑː/
plural noun (sing) -dois
1.
another name for the Waldenses
2.
the inhabitants of Vaud
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