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