leud

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Etymology[edit]

1750, from Medieval Latin leudēs ‎(pl., vassals or followers of the king), from Frankish *liudi ‎(people), from Proto-Germanic *liudiz ‎(people), from Proto-Indo-European *(e)lewədh- ‎(man, people). Cognate with Old High German liuti ‎(people, subordinates), Old English lēod ‎(chief, man). More at leod.

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leud ‎(plural leuds or leudes)

  1. a vassal or tenant in the early Middle Ages

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Noun[edit]

leud m ‎(genitive singular leòid, plural leudan)

  1. breadth, width

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