Origin of oud
Examples from the Web for oud
Shiminey Christmas, vos yer tink I vould listen ter some more ohf dem lies mitoud dot I trownd it oud alretty?Jack Wright and His Electric Stage;|"Noname"
The old town-hall (Oud Stadhuis), a Gothic building of the 15th century, is now used as a museum of antiquities.
If it were the deuce's own scribble, and yo' axed me to read in it for yo'r sake, and th' oud gentleman's, I'd do it.
But I vil get you oud all der same, if I can, vich I don'd know so much apoud, ash der door vas fastened tighter ash a brick.Fritz to the Front|Edward L. Wheeler
Thornton's as dour as a door-nail; an obstinate chap, every inch on him,—th' oud bulldog!'
Word Origin for oud
"lute or mandolin of Arab lands," 1738, from Arabic 'ud, literally "wood." Also cf. lute.