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Laudine is a character in Chrétien de Troyes's 12th-century romance Yvain, or, The Knight with the Lion and all of its adaptations, which include the Welsh tale of Owain, or the Lady of the Fountain and the German epic Iwein by Hartmann von Aue. Usually known as the Lady of the Fountain, she becomes the wife of the poem's protagonist, Yvain, one of the knights of King Arthur's Round Table, after he kills her husband, but later spurns the knight-errant when he neglects her for heroic adventure, only to take him back in the end.

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Google previewThe Lioness and Her Knight (2008)

by Gerald Morris

" "Perhaps Laudine is a little bit too helpless...

Google previewThe Merveilleux in Chrétien de Troyes' Romances (1976)

by Lucienne Carasso-Bulow

Laudine is a charming woman who, like Lunete, has no supernatural powers ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines (2014)

Revised by Patricia Monaghan, PhD

Laudine A lengthy Arthurian narrative centers on the mysterious Laudine, who lived within the magical forest ofBrocíliande, beside a pool called Barenton. From that pool, great storms could be stirred and sent into the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

laudine (a-lā'din), a.

Google previewWebster's Collegiate Dictionary (1917)

3d Ed. of the Merriam Series. The Largest Abridgment of Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language; 1700 Illustrations

'laudine (-dèn"); It. & G. Claudia (kloundé-ā) ; Sp. Claudia (klou'thé-á), Clauna ( klou- nä). Clem/en-ti/na (klêm/ēn-té/ná), or Clem/en-tine (-tén; -tIn). [L.] Fem.of Clement. F. Clémentine (klä/mäN/tên"); G. Clementine (klêm/èn-tê'na); It.

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Scrabble value of L1A1U1D2I1N1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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