laund

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French launde (French lande) ‘wooded area’.

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Noun[edit]

laund (plural launds)

  1. (archaic) a grassy plain or pasture, especially surrounded by woodland; a glade
    • Late 14th century: In a laund upon an hill of flowers. — Geoffrey Chaucer
    • 1590: Through this laund anon the deer will come. — William Shakespeare, Henry VI Part III III:i
    • 1962: Odon was known to be resting, after completing his motion picture, at the villa of an old American friend, Joseph S. Lavender (the name hails from the laundry, not from the laund). — Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire

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Scots[edit]

Noun[edit]

laund (plural launds)

  1. land