LAUD, noun [Latin laus, laudis; Gr. ; Eng. loud. See Loud.]
1. Praise; commendation; an extolling in words; honorable mention. [Little used.]
2. That part of divine worship which consists in praise.
3. Music or singing in honor of any one.
LAUD, verb transitive [Latin laudo.] To praise in words alone, or with words and singing; to celebrate.