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Laud appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Sagas laud nine men: indeed, nine men I ferally dined, alert in a nitre-laden idyll, are fine men indeed; nine men in dual sagas.
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Laud is sometimes a misspelling of loud.

Laud (praise) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's absolutely essential words for the GRE, which includes 300 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

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Definition of the noun laud

What does laud mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: lauds

  1. praise or glorification
  2. hymn of praise
  3. (in plural, sometimes Lauds) a prayer service following matins

Definition of the verb laud

What does laud mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: lauded | lauding | lauds

  1. praise, glorify, or honor


Laud a.k.a. Laúd is a plectrum-plucked chordophone from Spain, played also in diaspora countries such as Cuba and the Philippines.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Laud

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Google previewThe Edinburgh Review (1841)

Or Critical Journal by Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Henry Reeve, William Empson, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Harold Cox

Accordingly, Laud is the object of enthusiastic veneration among the Oxford theologians. But at no period since the Reformation was finally settled, have the main principles, as well as so large an amount of the specific opinions and practices ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the British and Irish Civil Wars, 1637-1660 (2013)

by Martyn Bennett

Laud,. William,. Archbishop. of. Canterbury. was commanded by the countess, and in January it was placed under siege by Sir Thomas Fairfax (q.v.) in an attempt to clear the county of all royalists. The siege continued for several months during ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain (2017)

by Sian Echard, Robert Rouse

Laud Misc. 595, held in the Bodleian Library. The manuscript is written in one attractive fifteenth-century hand, accompanied by Latin rubrics and small corrections by a later hand, which suggests that it may have been a copy of the original that ...

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Usage statistics about laud

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Quotes about Laud

Behold, I am become a reproach to thy holy name, by serving any ambition and the sins of others; which though I did by the persuasion of other men, yet my own conscience did cheek and upbraid me in it. (William Laud)
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Scrabble value of L1A1U1D2

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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