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  1. praise (be) to God.
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Origin of LD1

From the Latin word laus Deō


  1. learning disability.
  2. learning-disabled.
  3. lethal dose.
  4. long distance (telephone call).
  5. Low Dutch.
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  1. limited.
  2. Lord.
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  1. (in Libya) dinar; dinars.
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  1. median lethal dose.
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  1. load.
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  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.

  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for ld


abbreviation for
  1. load
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abbreviation for
  1. Lord (title)
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abbreviation for
  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 doseLD 50
  2. Low Dutch
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ld in Medicine


  1. lethal dose
  2. learning disability
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