- a lazy, stupid, loutish fellow.
- lazy; stupid; worthless.
Origin of lurdan
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Lurdan, Lurden (passim), a generic reproach and term of abuse; examples are numerous.
- a stupid or dull person
- dull or stupid
Word Origin for lurdan
C14: from Old French lourdin, Old French lourd heavy, from Latin lūridus lurid
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