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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.