Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To praise; extol.

Part of speech: noun

Praise; a song of praise.

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Usage examples "laud":

  1. We immediately drew sabres and bore down upon them with the usual yell; and, strange as it may seem to those who laud the daring of the Southern Black Horse, they advanced to receive us, fired a few shots, unsheathed their bloodless sabres, but wheeled about suddenly and dashed away to the rear at a breakneck pace, without even halting to pay us the compliment of an affectionate farewell. - "Three Years in the Federal Cavalry", Willard Glazier.
  2. " It's no good talking," said she, greatly softened; " for you can't have loved me, and treated me as you did this day, letting me walk all alone from St. Laud, without so much as a word or a look; and that before all the people: and I that went merely to walk back with you. - "La Vendée An Historical Romance", Anthony Trollope.
  3. Now that men praise and laud him all over the world he shows the same good- natured indifference to name and fame he has shown all through. - "The Boyhood of Great Inventors", A. Fraser Robertson.