Lazarists

A body of missionaries founded by St. Vincent de Paul in 1624, and so termed from the priory of St. Lazare, at Paris, which was their head-quarters from 1632 to 1792.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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