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  1  definition  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Loud  \Loud\,  a.  [Compar.  {Louder};  superl.  {Loudest}.]  [OE. 
  loud,  lud,  AS  hl?d;  akin  to  OS  hl?d,  D.  luid,  OHG.  l?t,  G. 
  laut,  L.  -clutus,  in  inclutus  inclitus  celebrated, 
  renowned,  cluere  to  be  called  Gr  ?  heard,  loud,  famous,  ? 
  to  hear,  Skr.  ?ru.  ?.  Cf  {Client},  {Listen},  {Slave}  a 
  1.  Having  making,  or  being  a  strong  or  great  sound;  noisy; 
  striking  the  ear  with  great  force;  as  a  loud  cry;  loud 
  They  were  instant  with  loud  voices,  requiring  that 
  he  might  be  crucified.  --Luke  xxiii. 
  2.  Clamorous;  boisterous. 
  She  is  loud  and  stubborn.  --Prov.  vii. 
  3.  Emphatic;  impressive;  urgent;  as  a  loud  call  for  united 
  effort.  [Colloq.] 
  4.  Ostentatious;  likely  to  attract  attention;  gaudy;  as  a 
  loud  style  of  dress;  loud  colors.  [Slang] 
  Syn:  Noisy;  boisterous;  vociferous;  clamorous;  obstreperous; 
  turbulent;  blustering;  vehement. 

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