Noun.  (archaic) : term of contempt for an able-bodied idler who grew sleek and fat from the charity of religious houses; sometimes applied to monks.

This is an unmodified, but possibly outdated, definition from Wiktionary and used here under the Creative Commons license. Wiktionary is a great resource. If you like it too, please donate to Wikimedia.

This entry was last updated on RefTopia from its source on 3/20/2012.