Meaning of laud

laud

Pronunciation: (lôd), [key]
—n.
  1. a song or hymn of praise.
  2. a canonical hour, marked esp. by psalms of praise, usually recited with matins.

Laud

Pronunciation: (lôd), [key]
  1. 1573–1645, archbishop of Canterbury and opponent of Puritanism: executed for treason.
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