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Lazar House or Lazaretto

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A house for poor persons affected with contagious diseases. So called from the beggar Lazarus (q.v.).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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