Vaudois

1
[voh-dwah]
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noun (used with a singular verb)


Vaudois

2
[voh-dwah]

noun, plural Vau·dois for 1.

a native or inhabitant of Vaud.
the dialect of French spoken in Vaud.

Origin of Vaudois

2
< French; Middle French Vaudeis. See Vaud, -ese
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Historical Examples of vaudois

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for vaudois

Vaudois

pl n singular -dois

another name for the Waldenses
the inhabitants of Vaud
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