• (noun): A pariah who is avoided by others.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on leper, lepers:

Leper Queen - Fictional Character Biography - Purifiers
... It is unknown how she eventually escaped, but it was later revealed that the Leper Queen, alongside other prominent anti-mutant leaders, have been forcibly recruited into the ranks ... At an anti-mutant rally held in Iowa by the Friends of Humanity, the Leper Queen delivered the former Morlock known as Beautiful Dreamer into the crowd, where due to her being injected with a ... objects, demanding that Domino take the shot to kill Leper Queen, but it is too late and the team is teleported into the future ...
High House Chains - Structure - Leper
... The position of Leper of High House Chains was held by Silgar, Karsa Orlong's former slavemaster ...
Saint François D'Assise - Synopsis - Act 1
... Saint Francis, remaining alone, prays that he might meet a leper and be capable of loving him ... Scene 3 The Kissing of the Leper At a leper-hospital, a leper, horribly blood-stained and covered in pustules, rails against his disease ... An angel appears behind a window and says "Leper, your heart accuses you, but God is greater than your heart." Troubled by the voice and by the goodness of Saint ...
Separatio Leprosorum
... during the Middle Ages whenever a person was declared a leper by their community ... Edict of Rothari in 643, which devoted a chapter to the treatment of lepers ... be confirmed as having the disease by a council, usually composed of physicians, other lepers, or as a last resort, priests ...
Spinalonga - History - 20th Century Leper Colony
... The island was subsequently used as a leper colony from 1903 to 1957 ... It is notable for being one of the last active leper colonies in Europe ... Other leper colonies that have survived Spinalonga include Tichileşti in Eastern Romania, Fontilles in Spain and Talsi in Latvia ...

More definitions of "leper":

  • (noun): A person afflicted with leprosy.
    Synonyms: lazar

Famous quotes containing the word leper:

    Be a doctor! Be a lawyer! Be a leper missionary!
    Diane Ladd (b. 1932)

    Innocence always calls mutely for protection, when we would be much wiser to guard ourselves against it ... innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world meaning no harm.
    Elizabeth Bowen (1899–1973)

    Being thrown out of this place is significantly better than being thrown out of a leper colony.
    Blake Edwards (b. 1922)