laund

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French launde (wooded area) (French lande).

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Noun[edit]

laund (plural launds)

  1. (archaic) A grassy plain or pasture, especially surrounded by woodland; a glade.
    • late 1300s, Geoffrey Chaucer:
      In a laund upon an hill of flowers.
    • 1590, William Shakespeare, Henry VI Part III, 3:1:
      Through this laund anon the deer will come.
    • 1962, Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire:
      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).

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Scots[edit]

Noun[edit]

laund (plural launds)

  1. land