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Vaudois

[voh-dwah] /voʊˈdwɑ/
noun, plural Vaudois for 1.
1.
a native or inhabitant of Vaud.
2.
the dialect of French spoken in Vaud.
Origin of Vaudois
< French; Middle French Vaudeis. See Vaud, -ese

Vaudois

[voh-dwah] /voʊˈdwɑ/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
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  • How this affected the Vaudois we will consider in our next chapter.

    The Vaudois of Piedmont John Napper Worsfold
  • The monks renewed their old game of kidnapping the children of the Vaudois.

    The Vaudois of Piedmont John Napper Worsfold
  • Finding this, the Vaudois betook themselves to the summit of Galmon, where they halted, and Arnaud reviewed his men.

    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
  • Encouraged by their success at Bobi, the Vaudois rashly attacked Villar, lower down the valley, and were repulsed with loss.

    The Huguenots in France Samuel Smiles.
  • The Vaudois peasantry were for the most part unarmed, and their only crime was their religion.

    The Huguenots in France Samuel Smiles.
  • The Marquis de Parelles next advanced, and summoned the Vaudois to surrender; but in vain.

    The Huguenots in France Samuel Smiles.
  • They belonged to the Vaudois Church, and repudiated Romanism.

    The Huguenots in France Samuel Smiles.
  • I do not hesitate, therefore, to blame our Vaudois for having thus departed from the wise maxims of their forefathers.

    L'Histoire Des Vaudois J. Bresse et al.
  • Here the Vaudois purchased a store of food and wine, which they duly paid for.

    The Huguenots in France Samuel Smiles.
British Dictionary definitions for Vaudois

Vaudois

/ˈvəʊdwɑː/
plural noun (sing) -dois
1.
another name for the Waldenses
2.
the inhabitants of Vaud
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