Sentence Examples


  • To touch a leper was forbidden, and the offence involved ceremonial defilement.
  • From the town, is a leper asylum; at Waterval, 15 m.
  • With the advance of the Saracens the knights of St Lazarus, when driven from the Holy Land and Egypt, migrated to France (1291) and Naples (1311), where they founded leper hospitals.
  • There is little leprosy in the peninsula, but there is a leper hospital near Penang on Pula Deraja and another on an island on the west coast for the reception of lepers from the Federated Malay States.
  • (2) Leper Home near Jerusalem (1867).