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verb (used with object)
  1. to praise excessively.
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Origin of belaud

First recorded in 1840–50; be- + laud
Related formsbe·laud·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for belaud

Historical Examples

  • I cannot understand those folk who sniff at the English music-hall and belaud the Parisian shows.

    Nights in London

    Thomas Burke

  • As may be imagined, I defended peace in the one, and did my best to belaud his Excellency in the other.

  • Yet writers abuse the fierce and vicious eagle, while they belaud the gentle and good robin.

    Jungle Folk

    Douglas Dewar