"beguard" Definition

  1. n. One of an association of religious laymen living in imitation of the Beguines. They arose in the thirteenth century, were afterward subjected to much persecution, and were suppressed by Innocent X. in 1650. Called also Beguins.

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Position in dictionary: 9506 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "beguard": 1
Words that end with "beguard": 1
Words that contain "beguard": 1
Next words in dictionary: beguile, beguiled, beguilement, beguiler, beguiling, beguin, beguinage, beguine, begum, begun
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English Dictionary Definition of beguard

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