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LD1

1.
praise (be) to God.
Origin of LD1
From the Latin word laus Deō

LD2

1.
learning disability.
3.
lethal dose.
4.
long distance (telephone call).
5.
Low Dutch.

Ld.

1.
2.
Lord.

LD.

1.
(in Libya) dinar; dinars.

LD50

1.
median lethal dose.

ld.

1.
load.

L.D.

1.
Low Dutch.
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Examples from the Web for LD
Historical Examples
  • "You'LD have been carved in pieces on the spot," said Sakr-el-Bahr.

    The Sea-Hawk Raphael Sabatini
  • And were you an honest man, Sir Lewis, you'LD understand my meaning.

  • With this idea, I confess, LD Cornwallis naturally occurs to me.

    William Pitt and the Great War John Holland Rose
  • I'd the boyish idea that it 'LD be int'restin' t' buiLD a house on the ice.

    Kiddie the Scout

    Robert Leighton
  • Why, you 'LD get it by default if you wanted to; you 'LD just have to walk over the course!

    On the Frontier Bret Harte
  • "I wonder if it'LD have any effect if I ate some of these," he said.

    Three Soldiers John Dos Passos
  • Pickle went streight from Boulogne to Paris, where he was very intimate with LD.

    Pickle the Spy Andrew Lang
  • A few days after this, Pickle met, by meare accident, Goring going to LD.

    Pickle the Spy Andrew Lang
  • I shouLD like to have him 'at talks about t' Paraphernalia there; it 'LD oppen his eyes a bit!

    A Crooked Mile Oliver Onions
  • This morning at 8, my men brought me word that D. Hamilton had fought with LD.

British Dictionary definitions for LD

ld

abbreviation
1.
load

Ld

abbreviation
1.
Lord (title)

LD

abbreviation
1.
lethal dosage: usually used with a subscript numeral showing what percentage of a test group of animals dies as a result of either being given a substance being tested on them or being exposed to ionizing radiation, esp in the median lethal dose: LD50
2.
Low Dutch
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LD in Medicine

LD abbr.
lethal dose

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