[ lood ]
/ lud /
noun, plural leuds, leu·des [loo-deez] /ˈlu diz/.
a vassal or tenant in the early Middle Ages.
Origin of leud
1750–60; < Medieval Latin leudēs (plural) < Germanic; compare Old English lēode, German Leute people
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