lurdan

lurdan

[lur-dn] Archaic.
noun
1.
a lazy, stupid, loutish fellow.
adjective
2.
lazy; stupid; worthless.

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

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lurdan (ˈlɜːdən)
 
n
1.  a stupid or dull person
 
adj
2.  dull or stupid
 
[C14: from Old French lourdin, Old French lourd heavy, from Latin lūriduslurid]

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