lurdan

[ lur-dn ]
/ ˈlɜr dn /
Archaic.

noun

a lazy, stupid, loutish fellow.

adjective

lazy; stupid; worthless.

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Origin of lurdan

1250–1300; Middle English <Middle French lourdin dullard, equivalent to lourd heavy, dull (<Vulgar Latin *lurdus, for Latin lūriduslurid) + -in<Latin -īnus-ine1

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British Dictionary definitions for lurdan

lurdan
/ (ˈlɜːdən) archaic /

noun

a stupid or dull person

adjective

dull or stupid

Word Origin for lurdan

C14: from Old French lourdin, Old French lourd heavy, from Latin lūridus lurid
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