laud

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English[edit]

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From Old French lauder, from Latin laudō, from laus (praise, glory, fame, renown), from echoic Proto-Indo-European root *lēwt-, *lēwdʰ- (song, sound).

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laud (plural lauds)

  1. Praise or glorification.
    • Shakespeare
      Laud be to God.
    • Tyndals
      So do well and thou shalt have laud of the same.
  2. Hymn of praise.
  3. (in the plural, also Lauds) A prayer service following matins.

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laud (third-person singular simple present lauds, present participle lauding, simple past and past participle lauded)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to praise, to glorify
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Luke I:
      And hys mought was opened immediatly, and hys tonge, and he spake lawdynge god.

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laud (genitive laua, partitive lauda)

  1. table

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin laus, laudem.

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laud m (plural lauds)

  1. praise, commendation

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laud

  1. west

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laud (plural lauds)

  1. lark (bird)

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