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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Laud  \Laud\,  n.  [L.  laus,  laudis.  See  {Laud},  v.  i.] 
  1.  High  commendation;  praise;  honor;  exaltation;  glory. 
  ``Laud  be  to  God.''  --Shak. 
 
  So  do  well  and  thou  shalt  have  laud  of  the  same 
  --Tyndals. 
 
  2.  A  part  of  divine  worship,  consisting  chiefly  of  praise;  -- 
  usually  in  the  pl 
 
  Note:  In  the  Roman  Catholic  Church,  the  prayers  used  at 
  daybreak,  between  those  of  matins  and  prime,  are  called 
  lauds. 
 
  3.  Music  or  singing  in  honor  of  any  one 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Laud  \Laud\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Lauded};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Lauding}.]  [L.  laudare  fr  laus,  laudis,  praise.  Cf 
  {Allow}.] 
  To  praise  in  words  alone,  or  with  words  and  singing;  to 
  celebrate;  to  extol. 
 
  With  all  the  company  of  heaven,  we  laud  and  magnify  thy 
  glorious  name  --Book  of 
  Common  Prayer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  laud 
  v  :  praise,  glorify,  or  honor:  "extol  the  virtues  of  one's 
  children";  "glorify  one's  spouse's  cooking"  [syn:  {extol}, 
  {exalt},  {glorify},  {proclaim}] 




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