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Vaudois1

[voh-dwah]
noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. Waldenses.
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Vaudois2

[voh-dwah]
noun, plural Vau·dois for 1.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Vaud.
  2. the dialect of French spoken in Vaud.
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Origin of Vaudois2

< French; Middle French Vaudeis. See Vaud, -ese
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Examples from the Web for vaudois

Historical Examples

  • 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
  1. another name for the Waldenses
  2. the inhabitants of Vaud
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