Lollard

noun
Lol·​lard | \ ˈlä-lərd How to pronounce Lollard (audio) \

Definition of Lollard

: one of the followers of Wycliffe who traveled in the 14th and 15th centuries as lay preachers throughout England and Scotland

Other Words from Lollard

Lollardism \ ˈlä-​lər-​ˌdi-​zəm How to pronounce Lollard (audio) \ noun
Lollardy \ ˈlä-​lər-​dē How to pronounce Lollard (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of Lollard

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Lollard

Middle English, from Middle Dutch lollaert, from lollen to mutter

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“Lollard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lollard. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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