lood

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Chemical element
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From Dutch lood, from Middle Dutch lôot, from Old Dutch *lōt, from Proto-Germanic *laudą.

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lood (uncountable)

  1. lead

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Chemical element
Pb Previous: thallium (Tl)
Next: bismut (Bi)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch lôot, from Old Dutch *lōt, from Proto-Germanic *laudą.

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  • IPA(key): /loːt/
  • Rhymes: -oːt
  • (file)

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lood n (plural loden, diminutive loodje n)

  1. (chemistry) lead
  2. lot (old unit of weight, equal to 1⁄30 or 1⁄32 of a pound)
    Kom op jongen, 't zijn de laatste loodjes! — Come on, you're almost finished!
  3. plumb bob, plummet

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English loud, lud, from Old English hlūd (loud, noisy, sounding, sonorous), from Proto-Germanic *hlūdaz, *hlūþaz (heard), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱlewtos (heard, famous), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱlew- (to hear). Equivalent to English loud

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lood (comparative looder, superlative loodest)

  1. loud

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lood (plural loods)

  1. sound.
  2. tone of voice; disposition; mood.