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[hloo-id; English loid]
noun Welsh Legend.
  1. a magician who avenged his friend Gwawl upon Pryderi, the son of Pwyll, by casting various spells upon Pryderi and his estate.
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Also Lloyd.
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Examples from the Web for llwyd

Historical Examples

  • A second edition was prepared by Llwyd, but not published until 1760.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 7


  • Llwyd and Davy too were there, with other watchers who had helped to rear the bridge.

    The Making of William Edwards

    Mrs. G. Linnaeus Banks

  • The subject is one not unworthy of the talents of a Llwyd or a Prichard.

    The Mabinogion

    Lady Charlotte Guest

  • And the more curious part of the name is confirmed by Llwyd, who calls a woodpecker casec drychin, mare of storms.

  • Then Llwyd struck her with a magic wand, and she was changed back into a young woman, the fairest ever seen.

    The Mabinogion

    Lady Charlotte Guest